Quiz: Who Said What About Higher Ed?

The current controversy dominating the higher education headlines in Texas is nothing if not nuanced. It's hard for anyone to disagree with the broad buzzwords used by both sides: accountability, productivity, excellence, accessibility, transparency.

One might be hard-pressed to find an official of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, which has promoted the controversial "seven breakthrough solutions" for higher education, who openly opposes "great research" or an administrator of a research institution, such as the University of Texas, fighting against "great teaching" — though those two are often presented as being at odds with each other.

This may be because there ...

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