ERIC Number: EJ299904
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Excellence and Equity: Achievable Goals for American Education.
Astin, Alexander W.
National Forum: Phi Kappa Phi Journal, v64 n2 p24-29 Spr 1984
It is argued that equal education and excellence are not mutually incompatible, but that by embracing new and more valid conceptions of excellence, both can be achieved. Two approaches to assessing institutional quality are compared: reputational, based on consensus of opinion, and resource, based on quantitative measures. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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