Fail U

the false promise of higher education by Charles J. Sykes

Written in English
Published: Pages: 278 Downloads: 246
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Subjects:

  • Aims and objectives,
  • Higher Education,
  • College costs,
  • Educational change

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles J. Sykes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA227.4 .S95 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination278 pages
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27213659M
ISBN 101250071593
ISBN 109781250071590
LC Control Number2016003175
OCLC/WorldCa918994696

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