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Reading _Lower Ed_: The Beauty College and the Technical College

We continue our reading of Tressie McMillan Cottom‘s Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (publisher; Amazon). Here we’ll discuss chapter two, “The Beauty College and the Technical College.” I’ll begin with a short summary, followed by questions. … Continue reading

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Reading _Lower Ed_: The Real

We continue our reading of Tressie McMillan Cottom‘s Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (publisher; Amazon). Here we’ll discuss the book’s first numbered chapter, The Real. I’ll begin with a short summary, followed by questions. Before I get … Continue reading

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Reading _Lower Ed_: The Education Gospel

With this post we begin our reading of Tressie McMillan Cottom‘s Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (publisher; Amazon). Here we’ll discuss the book’s introduction, “The Education Gospel.” I’ll begin with a short summary, followed by … Continue reading

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Reading _Lower Ed_: the plan

On to our next book club reading!  The discussion and voting pointed to Tressie McMillan Cottom‘s Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy. (publisher; Amazon).  In this post I’ll outline a proposed reading schedule. Let’s start reading … Continue reading

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Our next reading: Tressie McMillan Cottom, Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy

Last week I asked you all to vote for the next reading in our online book club.  After some good discussion and 88 votes, the selection was clear: Tressie McMillan Cottom, Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in … Continue reading

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