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To remain a gateway to work universities must change

A tipping point is being reached in post-secondary education, particularly for traditional colleges and universities. This tipping point is taking place over an extended period of time and has been precipitated by the perceived need of gaining qualifications to gain employment, backed up by historic data of graduate...
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Universities should pay living wage, minister says

  Universities should pay the living wage as part of a “civic mission”, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has said. Cardiff University is the only one of Wales’ eight universities with the status of a living wage employer. Accredited firms and organisations pay a higher minimum wage than the...
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Law professor discusses DeVos comment on black universities

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a staunch supporter of privatizing education, recently pointed to historically black colleges and universities as an example of “school choice” being successful. But UO law professor Carrie Leonetti says in an op-ed piece that black educational institutions actually came from policies explicitly preventing students...
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