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There would be no instrumental purpose in this, but the struggle to understand these books and the thinking involved in understanding them would change teachers and ultimately teaching. These are the three great books because each is sociologically whole. They each present a description and arguments for an education for a particular and better society. You do not have to agree with these authors. That is not the point. The point is to understand these great works.
Framed by historical and contemporary discussions, this article reviews the principal foundations of meritocracy and uses the public University of California system as a point of departure for examining the connection between meritocracy and higher education within the context of the United States. Through consideration of four dimensions that inform the concept of meritocracy—merit, distributive justice, equality of opportunity, and social mobility—this review examines the underlying tenets of meritocracy to better understand how higher education functions within it. The tremendous expansion of higher education in the United States since World War II and the gravitation towards mass ideals have elevated the important role that higher education plays in social and economic matters Lucas ; Thelin Variables such as ability, wealth, race and ethnicity, social class, high school context, parental and family involvement, and financial aid have been found to structure and constrain participation in higher education Geiger ; Hossler et al. Framed by historical and contemporary discussions, I review the principal foundations of meritocracy and use the public University of California system as a point of departure for examining the connection between meritocracy and higher education within the context of the United States.
In the economic literature, the debate on financing higher education remains its actuality. The breadth of area of influence of higher education and the dimension of the debate are carried by different disciplines. In the study, economic rationales for the financing of higher education were quoted and examples of the country were examined. In terms of financing of higher education, two models should be listed. One of them is the Scandinavian model and the other is the Anglo-Saxon model.
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Fix that, I believed, and we could cure much of what ails America. No nation produced more or better-educated high-school and college graduates, and thus the great American middle class was built. But then, sometime around the s, America lost its way. We allowed our schools to crumble, and our test scores and graduation rates to fall.
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ALISON WOLF. Does Education Matter? Myths about Education and Eco- nomic Growth. London: Penguin Books Ltd, xiv + pp.Reply