Said@Duke: Professor Marta Tienda on Inequality in Public Education

“In this economy, to not focus on public higher education is going to do us in with international competitiveness. ...

Marta Tienda, a professor of demographic studies and professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University, spoke last week about inequality in the context of public education.

"If we don’t continue to invest in both (K-12 and higher ed), we’re going to do ourselves in," she said. "It’s not an either or, and to not decide is to decide.” Her talk at the Sanford School of Public Policy was part of the Center for Child and Family Policy’s Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture series. 

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