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Approaching equality of opportunity in higher education

American Council on Education. Committee on Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education.

Approaching equality of opportunity in higher education

report of a national conference sponsored by the Committee on Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education of the American Council on Education, St. Louis, Missouri, November 15-16, 1954.

by American Council on Education. Committee on Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education.

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Published by [American Council on Education] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by Francis J. Brown.
    ContributionsBrown, Francis J. 1894-1959.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsL13 .A383 no. 59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 132 p.
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6174430M
    LC Control Number55005414
    OCLC/WorldCa3103288

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    Education and equality of opportunity; Free. Education and equality of opportunity - Essay Example. Comments (0) Add to wishlist Delete from wishlist. Cite this document. Exhibit College opportunities and social mobility decrease at five points along the higher education pipeline for students of color Exhibit Percentage of high school graduates enrolled in postsecondary institutions.

      For low-income and minority students, education is the key to success and upward mobility. But evidence has shown in past decades that education has not been acting as the Great Equalizer. AIR's work covers a broad range of equity issues in education, through initiatives including the Equity Project, the Breakthroughs in Education and Social Mobility Research Speaker Series, and . Against Equality of Opportunity is a book by Matt Cavanagh. The work is a critique of the doctrine of equal opportunity. Cavanagh argues against the conventional understanding of equal opportunity, in particular both meritocracy and most substantial interpretations of equality, including the idea of .


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In Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education, leading scholars address the unforeseen impact of accountability standards on students of color and the institutions that disproportionately serve book describes how federal policies can worsen existing racial inequalities in higher education and offers alternative solutions aimed to protect and advance civil 5/5(1).

Preview this item Approaching equality of opportunity in higher education: report of a national conference sponsored by the Committee on Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education of the American Council on Education, St.

Louis, Missouri, NovemberOne of the more controversial reforms associated with higher education and Equality of Opportunity is affirmative action, which reserves preferential treatment, and even quotas, for historically disadvantaged groups.

This can lead to the complaint that merit, and not race or class, is the only relevant criterion for selecting college applicants and can lead to the stigmatization of members of. The notion that there should be equality of opportunity in education, where everyone has fair and equal access to a good quality education regardless of social background, race, gender or religion, and where people achieve success in education according to their efforts and ability, free of any form of discrimination, is enshrined in several International by: 1.

Review. This collection of twenty chapters, written by experts from various countries, offers an insightful and informative debate on higher education and equality of opportunities in the global : Hardcover.

The purpose of this s tudy is to prov ide a general ov erview of the issue of equity in educa tion. The aim is to obtain a historical-chronological description of equity in theory, policies and. equal education opportunities are myth or realities in US schooling. The extreme form of this individual triumph fable is seen in those that carry the assumption of equal educational opportunities to the point that unequal educational outcomes can only be explained by an unfortunate but.

Pauline Hanesworth. Dr Pauline Hanesworth has worked in higher education for 11 years, first as a university lecturer and programme leader, developing various learning and teaching initiatives, second as an academic development officer at the Higher Education Academy in Scotland, specialising in equality, diversity and inclusivity.

The reality is that, for most students, the education they receive is largely based on chance, making academic opportunities into a kind of lottery -- one with profound consequences. A central challenge in improving America's education system is to guarantee equal opportunity to learn the essential content, skills, problem solving, and.

This timely book examines issues pertaining to equal opportunity--affirmative action, challenges to it, and alternatives for improving opportunities for underrepresented groups--in higher education today. Its starting point is California's Propositionwhich ended race-based affirmative action in public education and the workplace in The book represents an extraordinary blending of social science, legal, and policy perspectives.

It illustrates a skillful use of administrative data by an impressive array of scholars and day-to-day practitioners. There are important lessons here, not only for higher education but for the broader American public. Notes: This book argues for a democratic threshold principle for opportunity in education, which aims at securing for all the conditions under which children can become adults capable of participating effectively in a democracy.

The book addresses issues such as higher education, primary education and democratic participation. Similarly, equality of opportunities with regard to access and participation in higher education is enshrined in the English law Higher education institutions in England charging above the basic tuition fee are required to have an access and participation plan that needs to.

The equal opportunities approach, concentrates on equality and justice at workplaces (Zafree, ). The equal opportunities approach can be said to be a liberal school of thought usually supported by legally binding regulations, which influences actions and behaviours at workplace through legislation with formalised procedures and policies.

the equality of opportunity in education debate and allow those seeking to produce new positions to express them more clearly. Keywords Conceptual analysis, distributive justice, education, equality, equality of opportunity There is widespread disagreement about what equality of opportunity in education requires.

The substantive approach to equality of opportunity in education favors a positive approach to liberty in that persons must be equally free to make the educational choices that one values. There is widespread disagreement about what equality of opportunity in education requires.

For some it is that each child is legally permitted to go to school. For others it is that each child receives the same educational resources. Opportunity and risk: universities prepare for an uncertain future Brexit, funding changes and a tarnished reputation are some of the issues facing the sector.

But it is ready for the challenge. Equity in education requires putting systems in place to ensure that every child has an equal chance for success. That requires understanding the unique challenges and barriers faced by individual students or by populations of students and providing additional supports to help them overcome those barriers.

Introduction. The education system in modern society is supposed to fulfill two largely uncontested functions: First, equip individuals with knowledge that allows them to take part in social, economic, and political life (Durkheim ).Second, confer access to valuable credentials independent of individuals' socio-economic background, in other words, provide opportunities for social mobility.

This book explores the impact of diminishing government resources and expanding market forces in developing and developed countries to either foster or lessen equality of opportunities in higher education for different racial, ethnic, religious and gender groupings.

This could, however, be an opportunity to re-examine higher education internationalisation, including its objectives, scope, strategies and intended impact. Such pondering should not be seen as a knee-jerk reaction to recent developments and the sudden severity with which they have problematised business-as-usual.Educational equity, also referred to as "Equity in education", is a measure of achievement, fairness, and opportunity in study of education equity is often linked with the study of excellence and equity.

Educational equity depends on two main factors. The first is fairness, which implies that factors specific to one's personal conditions should not interfere with the potential.