Higher Education and the New Economy Ronald W. Marx University of Arizona January, 2010. We have failed to educate all Americans Enduring disparities between Rich and poor White and non-white. Black-White 4 th gr. reading achievement gap (NAEP, 2007).
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Higher Education and the New EconomyRonald W. MarxUniversity of ArizonaJanuary, 2010
We have failed to educate all Americans
Black-White 4th gr. reading achievement gap (NAEP, 2007)
…..and who drops out?
Who can help solve these problems?
….but do we have the resources?
State appropriations for higher education by $1000 of personal income (Archibald & Feldman, 2006)
How do Ed Schools fare on campus?
K-12 failures and challenges are our business.
Examples from My Work
What I Learned
(Fishman et al,., 2004)
Applying these ideas to a college of education
Creating the Right Context
Programs & Partnerships
A Case in Point
Literacy for Life
Worlds of Words
Southern Arizona Science & Math Internship Center
SOAR: Student Access, Outreach & Resiliency