Home > Uncategorized > Carnegie Corporation Calls for Renewed Commitment in Higher Education

Carnegie Corporation Calls for Renewed Commitment in Higher Education

From PRNewswire via COMTEX — New Poll Data: 3 out of 4 Americans Feel Higher Education Should Be a Right

On the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill Act, Carnegie Corporation of New York released a new national poll which indicates the majority of Americans believe that access to higher education is a right. The poll was conducted in conjunction with a major gathering of leaders in education and science to commemorate the groundbreaking legislation that provided funding for land-grant colleges and universities.

“This is an occasion for a renewal of America’s commitment to higher education,” said Carnegie President Vartan Gregorian.

According to the Carnegie poll of 1,000 Americans, three out of four Americans (76 percent) believe access to higher education should be a right with nearly half (46 percent) of Americans responding that they feel this way strongly.

Visit: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/carnegie-corporation-calls-for-renewed-commitment-in-higher-education-2012-06-25

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: