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Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Equivalent to Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 6, this is a qualification taken by students in Scotland who have achieved passes in Standard Grades at Credit level or...

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Higher Education

Marybeth Gasman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2828 words.

Despite the hardships of slavery and Jim Crow, African Americans have made remarkable progress in higher education. Colleges and universities

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Higher Education

William E. Ellis.

in A History of Education in Kentucky

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 30930 words.

As at the time of the Great Depression, the Americans were caught up in events over which they appeared to have no control. Life was changed quickly by this war, and higher education in...

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Higher Education

Patricia Gándara and Frances Contreras.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 2185 words.

Historically, the Latina and Latino community has been one step removed from the doors of higher education due to inadequate

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Higher Education

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Social Sciences.

Programmes of study which lead to advanced qualifications such as those at National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 5 or 6 and above, such as degrees and diplomas. These are usually...

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Higher Education

David J. Bettez.

in Kentucky and the Great War

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5677 words.

This chapters examines the role of higher education officials in supporting the war and looks at how colleges and universities prepared students for wartime roles. Three Kentucky college...

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Higher Education

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American History. 1517 words.

Latino representation in higher education remains limited because of the uneven results that persist throughout the P-20 educational continuum. Inadequate

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Higher Education

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Despite the hardships of slavery and Jim Crow, African Americans have made remarkable progress in higher education. Colleges and universities

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Higher Education

Marybeth Gasman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2818 words.

Despite the hardships of slavery and Jim Crow, African Americans have made remarkable progress in higher education. Colleges and universities created to educate the former slaves...

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Higher Education

Amaury Nora, Gloria Crisp and Nicole Alia Salis Reyes.

in Latino Studies

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; US Cultural History. 5394 words.

Hispanics in the United States have begun to play an integral role in shaping American society. Currently, Latinos are the largest and youngest minority group with a birthrate that accounts...

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Higher Education, 1793–1908

SUSAN M. PARKES.

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI

April 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16588 words.

This chapter discusses key developments in higher education in Ireland during the period from 1793 to 1908. It suggests that the development of Irish higher education in the nineteenth...

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