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Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy by [Cottom, Tressie McMillan]
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"With great compassion and analytical rigor, Cottom questions the fundamental narrative of American education policy, that a postsecondary degree always guarantees a better life." ---New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges. After experiencing the kinds of choices students faced, she left the for-profit educational sector to go study it in graduate school. She is now an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.

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  • File Size: 1111 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: The New Press (February 28, 2017)
  • Publication Date: February 28, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B073DFYCPR
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