Wednesday, January 26, 2011

How low can you go?

"Have colleges, in their efforts to keep graduation rates high and students happy, dumbed down their curriculums? If they have, who is to blame? What should parents and federal taxpayers do?"

A recent study says students "make little progress in intellectual growth in the first two years of college." Click on this link for a discussion on the New York Times website about whether or not (and why) this is true or worrisome.

Weigh in here (click on the "comments" link) if you have any thoughts you want to share about how this question relates to ECU.

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