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Other Challenges: Cost, Online Competition, Contentious Speech

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses other major challenges to the U.S. higher education system: rising costs, online competition, and controversies over permissible speech. These challenges can be interpreted as ... More


“Outsiders Within”: Relative Opportunities for Low-Income Black Students in Elite Private Secondary Schools

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter focuses on the college-related experiences and practices of low-income Black students in elite private secondary schools. Like other groups in such schools, low-income Black students and ... More


Financial Aid Policy

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite ample evidence that changes in net tuition do affect the college going decisions of students, there is scant evidence that increases in federal need-based financial aid actually have ... More


Student Perceptions of College Opportunities: The Boston COACH Program

Christopher Avery and Thomas J. Kane

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents evidence on student perceptions of the economic benefits of college and the college application and financial aid process. It assesses the likely effectiveness of several policy ... More


Leveling the Learning Bar in Secondary School Across Social Class

Marie Duru-Bellat

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on educational equity in the world’s most affluent countries, where access to primary schooling is now universal and what is at stake is developing equitable secondary and ... More


A Segregating Choice?: An Overview of Charter School Policy, Enrollment Trends, and Segregation

Erica Frankenberg and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Charter schools are the most rapidly growing sector of schools of choice, expanding largely without regard to many of the civil rights safeguards connected with earlier types of school choice. This ... More


Reading Thurgood Marshall as a Liberal Democratic Theorist: Race, School Finance, and the Courts

Anna Marie Smith

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines several court decisions pertaining to distributive justice and the school system in order to present a fuller portrait of the “Milliken” and “Marshallian” theories of democracy. ... More


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