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The College Dropout Crisis
For too long, she added, university leaders have been distracted and have been chasing prestige and rankings, rather than getting better at helping students succeed.
via:rogre  education  highered  class  latecapitalism  college 
may 2019 by dirtystylus
Student Debt Is Dragging A Whole Generation Down
“I am so far in debt that will never go away,” she told me, “and all those things people do in life — marriage, travel, homes, a career, not living with your elderly mom who you don’t get along with in a one-bedroom apartment, not being scared all the time — will never come my way. I miss insurance. I have been to the dentist once in 15 years. I’m pretty sure that if I ever get diagnosed with cancer, I’ll just let it take me. What could I do? I couldn’t afford to fight it.”
debt  highered  college  millenials  education  class  money 
may 2019 by dirtystylus
If the Rich Really Want To ‘Do Good,’ They Should Become Class Traitors Like FDR
In August Giridharadas released Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, which is a journalistic look at a culture of privatized change-making, where un-elected elites — unmarred by the messiness of democracy — try to tinker with problems they likely had a hand in causing.
review  book  class  economy  elitism 
november 2018 by dirtystylus

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