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Tenure limits quality education for students and causes professors to teach more outdated material. In fact, research shows that neither colleges nor students benefits from tenured professors. Adjunct professors, which usually makes up most of a college's teaching staff, also does not benefit from tenure....

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/11/nyregion/new-yorks-free-tuition-program-will-help-traditional-but-not-typical-students.html Summary: This article is about the Excelsior Scholarship, which is New York's new program to cut the cost of tuition for SUNYs and CUNYs in New York for students whose family income is less than $100,000. The article also shows that this new bill for...

Link: http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/50/bok%253A978-1-137-00900-5.pdf?originUrl=http%3A%2F%2Flink.springer.com%2Fbook%2F10.1057%2F9781137009005&token2=exp=1489412190~acl=%2Fstatic%2Fpdf%2F50%2Fbok%25253A978-1-137-00900-5.pdf%3ForiginUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Flink.springer.com%252Fbook%252F10.1057%252F9781137009005*~hmac=6de3fa8afe208aff3eff75f73132a8c342e3b4dadc5633486e2f855d65200be6 This scholarly article defines gentrification as: "This reinvestment of capital in underprivileged, urban communities has the effect of putting the affluent and the poor on the same streets, and has the potential to do the same in schools." This article uses interviews with...

The number of Americans that are addicted to drugs is on the rise. According to Childress (2016), "Until a few years ago, the VA was treating veterans’ chronic pain almost exclusively with prescriptions for opioid painkillers. Prescriptions for opiates spiked by 270 percent over 12...

In Jamila Lysicott's spoken-word video, she uses the different types of English she speaks to explain how articulate she is. She talks about each forms of English: the standard American English she speaks in the classroom, the Ebonics or "street talk" she speaks with her...

How are writing and empathy similar and what is the value of empathy? Empathy is one of the most important tools that are used in writing. Empathy is shown in many pieces of writing. Books, newspaper articles, and other forms of literature display empathy. For example,...

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