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The Merit Myth doc î reader ó [Download] ➽ The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America Author Join or create book clubs – Dcmdirect.co.uk Colleges fiercely defend America's deeply stratified higher education system arguing that the most exclusive schools reward the brightest kids who have worked hard to get there   This timely and incisive book argues for unrigging the game by dramatically reducing the weight of the SATACT; measuring colleges by their outcomes not their inputs; designing affirmative action plans that take into consideration both race and class; and making 14 the new 12 guaranteeing every American a public K 14 education The Merit Myth shows the way for higher education to become the beacon of opportunity it was intended to be

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Colleges fiercely defend America's deeply stratified higher education system arguing that the most exclusive schools reward the brightest kids who have worked hard to get there But it doesn't actually work this way As the recent college admissions bribery scandal demonstrates social ineualities and colleges' pursuit of wealth and prestige stack the deck in favor of the children of privilege The Merit Myth calls out our elite colleges

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The Merit Myth How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide AmericaFor what they are institutions that pay lip service to social mobility and meritocracy while offering little of either Through policies that exacerbate ineuality including generously funding so called merit based aid for already wealthy students rather than expanding opportunity for those who need it most US universities are woefully complicit in reproducing the racial and class privilege across generations that they pretend to abhor