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Title:
Ivory tower : is college worth the cost?
Author:
Delbanco, Andrew, 1952- , performer.
Publication Information:
[Los Angeles, CA] : Paramount, 2014.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Is college worth the cost? Groundbreaking filmmaker Andrew Rossi asks the critical question about the value of higher education, revealing how colleges have come to embrace a business model that often promotes expansion over quality learning. With student-loan debt now over the one trillion dollar mark, the once-great American institution is at a breaking point. The film explores the current education crisis from the halls of Harvard, to community colleges, to online learning.
General Note:
Title from container.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some suggestive and partying images.
UPC:
032429201553
Format :
DVD

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This documentary takes a challenging look at the state of higher education in the United States, examining not just its cost but its overall value, in an era in which poor funding and shortsighted university administrations drain resources from the systems that supply college degrees. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi


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