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Open Admissions 1970: The Audacious Experiment

by Rebecca Strauss - 1971

Nationwide comparatively little time is being devoted to anguishing over the philosophy of open admissions; attention, instead, is focused on its implementation and viability. Colleges and universities across the nation are sending investigators to see what is going on at CUNY. New York City may have more young people involved and the size of its educational arena may be larger, but no major city in the nation can remain untouched by either the issues or the proposed solutions which are lumped under the rubric of Open Admissions.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 72 Number 4, 1971, p. 513-518
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1668, Date Accessed: 7/29/2021 10:01:30 PM

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  • Rebecca Strauss
    City University of New York
    Rebecca Straus was formerly executive assistant for open admissions at the City University of New York.
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