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College Dropout Scandal

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ISBN-10: 0190862211

ISBN-13: 9780190862213

Edition: 2019

Authors: David Kirp

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Higher education today faces a host of challenges, from quality to cost. But too little attention gets paid to a startling fact: four out of ten students--that's more than ten percent of the entire population--who start college drop out. The situation is particularly dire for black and Latino students, those from poor families, and those who are first in their families to attend college. In The College Dropout Scandal, David L. Kirp outlines the scale of the problem and shows that it's fixable--we already have the tools to boost graduation rates and shrink the achievement gap. Many college administrators know what has to be done, but many of them are not doing the job--the dropout rate…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/22/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 184
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.18" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

David L. Kirp is Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of fourteen books, most recently Almost Home: America's Love-Hate Relationship with Community.