ERIC Number: EJ661259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Reaching for the Brass Ring: The "U.S. News & World Report" Rankings and Competition.
Ehrenberg, Ronald G.
Review of Higher Education, v26 n2 p145-62 Win 2003
Asserts that this annual ranking of the nation's academic institutions exacerbates their competitiveness and influences them to alter their behavior in ways that misserve individual students and higher education as a whole. Suggests how the rankings could instead encourage helpful institutional collaborations. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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