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The college track

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Alternate title:America's sorting machine
Summary:Examines the innovative ways some communities and schools are taking action to increase access to college for a generation of students. This series underscores the impact of the college access and equity in our society and demonstrates the need for changing our educational expectations.
In English with optional English subtitles. Special features include: a series preview and overview in English and Spanish; animated promo; excerpts from interviews with leading scholars and administrators covering key issues of equity and access to higher education.
Contributor:Markowitz, Alice
Provider:Roundtable Films
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:College attendance United States
College dropouts Prevention
Educational equalization United States
Universities and colleges United States
Postsecondary education United States
African Americans Education (Higher)
Hispanic Americans Education (Higher)
Poor Education (Higher) United States
Meyerhoff Scholarship Program
Puente Project
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Credits:Host/narrator, Andre Braugher. Executive producers, Martha Fowlkes, Robert Lavelle ; segment producers, Noel Buckner, Sarah Wolozin ; editors, Julie Kahn ... [et al.] ; photographers, Stephen McCarthy, Edward Marritz ; music, Claudio Rafazzi.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Education
Films@UM Browse terms:Education
Collection:Films@UM
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