The "Higher Education Reform" category is for websites devoted to questioning and changing established educational practices in colleges and universities. They may recommend, for example, changes in teaching methods, admissions, or administrative practices; improvements to textbooks, schedules, or curricula; reforms of campus life; and so on.
Explores why a more innovative and progressive approach to education is held back by an institutional mindset that is threatened by, and even hostile to, revolutionary changes.
Committed to academic excellence and freedom of expression in higher education.
Recommends revision of the U.S. Higher Education Act which denies or delays financial aid to students with drug offenses.
Dedicated to commentary on the state of American academe.
"FIRE is a nonprofit educational foundation devoted to free speech, individual liberty, religious freedom, the rights of conscience, legal equality, due process, and academic freedom" in American universities.
A review of U.S. federal education policy, including the Higher Education Act, Pell Grants, student loans, teacher training, and distance education.
North Carolina-based public policy organization publishing articles and reports on how to improve American higher education.
Goals, activities, newsletter, membership info, and articles on current issues from SAFS, which seeks to uphold academic freedom and high standards against political correctness at universities in Canada.
Reforming campus life by dividing large universities into small residential colleges like those at Oxford and Cambridge.
Irreverent commentary on the state of education in America today, by Dr. Mark H. Shapiro and guest writers.
Derek Bok, former president of Harvard, discusses the quality of American university education and how it can be significantly improved.
A radical proposal arguing that schools such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which have many ties to wealthy corporations, should not charge their students tuition.
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