April 2014
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Advancing and Assessing Social Entrepreneurship at Middlebury College

Middlebury College has a long-standing commitment to encouraging students to apply their learning beyond the classroom and develop a sense of social responsibility. Since 2007, the college has made a particular effort to provide more opportunities for students to pursue social entrepreneurship—to identify real-world problems and, with guidance from faculty, mentors, and community partners, develop their own ventures to address these problems. As a result, the 2012-13 academic year saw more than 1,400 Middlebury students participating in some form of community-based learning—over half the undergraduate student population.

 

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The College Educational Quality Project

The Failure of Test-Based Accountability
By Marc Tucker, Education Week, February 27

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See the latest news and commentary on quality and increasing college completion, and who is hurting, and who is most effectively advancing, the case for liberal education.
 
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Responding to Critics in a Tough Economy

By Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Communications, Policy, and Public Engagement, AAC&U

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