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two-year institution in American higher education.

two-year institution in American higher education.

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Published by College of Education, University of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

  • Junior colleges -- United States.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGuest editor: Collins W. Burnett.
    SeriesBureau of School Service bulletin -- v. 44, no. 2., Bulletin (University of Kentucky. Bureau of School Service) -- v. 44, no. 2.
    ContributionsBurnett, Collins W., 1914-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16618787M

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An earlier version of this article misstated the percentage of American undergraduates enrolled in two-year community colleges. It is 42 percent, not 37 percent. A version of this article appears in print on 09/08/, on page SR 5 of the NewYork edition with the headline: The Great Stagnation of American Education.

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