Perspectives

The Higher Education Hobgoblin

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There is a cottage industry in the U.S. (located mostly in Washington, DC, but with satellite plants scattered around the country) that produces hand-wringing policy reports saying that America faces a crisis unless it finds a way to put more students into and through college.

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Social Work Blacklist

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The
National Association of Scholars today renewed its call that the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services abandon its use of the Council for Social Work Education
(CSWE) – an accreditor of university social work programs – as a gatekeeper for
hiring social workers in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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JROTC

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On Tuesday, November 14, 2006, members of the San Francisco School Board voted 4 to 2 to eliminate over the course of 2 years the San Francisco School District’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. We call this JROTC.

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