Some articles on public higher education, public, education:
... Board of Regents (TBR) is one of the two systems of public higher education in Tennessee ... The TBR is the sixth-largest system of public higher education in the United States, supervising all public higher education institutions in the state that are ... More than 80% of all Tennessee students attending Tennessee public institutions are enrolled at a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, which is in 90 of Tennessee's ...
... Students in public higher education have substantially greater rights than students in primary and secondary education ... First, the vast majority of students in public higher education are legal adults thus, the state does not stand in loco parentis in relation to them, as they are their own guardians, possessing the same rights ... In addition, public universities and colleges are institutions dedicated to the free exchange of ideas, the concept of academic freedom, and the concept of shared governance ...
Famous quotes containing the words education, public and/or higher:
“We have not been fair with the Negro and his education. He has not had adequate or ample education to permit him to qualify for many jobs that are open to him.”
—Lyndon Baines Johnson (19081973)
“Among all the worlds races, some obscure Bedouin tribes possibly apart, Americans are the most prone to misinformation. This is not the consequence of any special preference for mendacity, although at the higher levels of their public administration that tendency is impressive. It is rather that so much of what they themselves believe is wrong.”
—John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)
“Universal empire is the prerogative of a writer. His concerns are with all mankind, and though he cannot command their obedience, he can assign them their duty. The Republic of Letters is more ancient than monarchy, and of far higher character in the world than the vassal court of Britain.”
—Thomas Paine (17371809)