Illiterate Collegians

Kirk, Russell
February 1978
National Review;2/3/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p158
The article focuses on the admission of illiterate college students in the United States. The University of Missouri's Center for Academic Development is a euphemism for remedial curricula that concerns assistance in English, Mathematics and other fundamental studies. Enrollments decreased in state universities and colleges except on prestigious institutions, in which they abolished their admission standards to be able to fill dormitories, obtain tuition money and alumni benefactions.


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