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The American Dream and Media Frenzy

by Marvin Lazerson - November 22, 2010

The dream of getting ahead fueled the tremendous expansion of higher education in the last half of the twentieth century, with consequences for learning, governance and management, and the role of money.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 22, 2010
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16239, Date Accessed: 8/4/2021 3:01:05 AM

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  • Marvin Lazerson
    Central European University
    MARVIN LAZERSON is professor of higher education policy at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary and professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. His latest book, Higher Education and the American Dream, is published by Central European University Press.
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