`Higher education's help has been badly needed'

Timpane, P. Michael
April 1994
Education Week;4/13/94, Vol. 13 Issue 29, Alliance for Learning p18
Discusses the need for higher education to participate in the educational reform in the United States. Contributions needed from that sector; Reasons for higher education's reluctance; Progress in the emergence of higher education's hiatus.


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