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Smagorinsky: It's about removing barriers to college

Kristen B. Morales

February 10, 2015

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College of Education professor Peter Smagorinsky recently offered a rebuttal to a University of Maryland economics professor who critiqued the White House's plan of eliminating tuition for most college students.

"I am writing to offer a belated response to aspects of his essay that I find problematic. My beef is not with his critique of the President's plan ... But I do know a bit about education, and believe that his essay is much stronger on expelling vitriolic language dismissing people he believes to be beneath his contempt than it is on grasping the state of education and presenting solutions."

Read more on the AJC's Get Schooled blog.