ERIC Number: ED524443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: N/A
National CrossTalk. Volume 14, Number 4, Fall 2006
Trombley, William, Ed.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The primary purpose of "National CrossTalk" is to stimulate informed discussion and debate of higher education issues. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Keeping Them in College: East Carolina University's Efforts to Improve Retention and Graduation Rates (Don Campbell); (2) The "Seamless System": Florida's Flurry of Dramatic Changes in the Governance of Public Education (Jon Marcus); (3) Editorial: Our National Underperformance--Is American Higher Education Still the Best in the World? (Patrick M. Callan); (4) Washington, D.C. Symposium Marks the Release of "Measuring Up 2006"; (5) The Ten-Percent Solution: Texas' Enrollment Strategy Remains Contentious, as the State Becomes Increasingly Multi-Cultural (Susan C. Thomson); (6) Commentary: Reactions to the Spellings Commission Report; and (7) Devastation Brings Sweeping Changes: Opportunity, and Opportunism, in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina (Kathy Witkowsky). News from the Center, a regular feature, is included.
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Higher Education, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Governance, Public Education, Underachievement, Educational Quality, Enrollment, State Programs, Student Diversity, Natural Disasters, Minority Groups, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Educational Finance, Accountability, Federal Programs, Student Financial Aid, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Florida; Louisiana; North Carolina; Texas