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Birtwistle, Tim; McKiernan, Holiday Hart – Education and the Law, 2008
Throughout much of the world higher education has been subject to scrutiny, including for example cost, outcomes, stakeholder value, and change. The intensity of the scrutiny and the possible consequences in terms of change have accelerated as a result of 2009 being the year of financial turbulence and scarce resources being used to prop up…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Kaye, Tim; Bickel, Robert R.; Birtwistle, Tim – Education and the Law, 2006
There is widespread concern that higher education is being compromised by being turned into a "commodity" to be "consumed". This article represents an initial attempt to explore the trends in both the UK and US, and considers how the law has responded to them. It argues, however, that there is an important distinction to be…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Higher Education, School Law, Student Rights