ERIC Number: EJ640470
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Standards, Standards, Standards: The Unintended Consequences of Widening Participation?
Journal of Access and Credit Studies, v3 n2 p181-90 Win 2001-2002
Debate over widening access to higher education is narrowing to a focus on preservation of standards. Examination of the discourses of school policy, classroom environment, and peer culture shows how these competing cultures can work against efforts to increase participation. (Contains 17 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classroom Environment, Compulsory Education, Discourse Analysis, Educational Experience, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Standards
National Open College Network, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)