You go to college not only for the latest knowledge but also to meet people from different backgrounds. That’s the genius of the American higher-education system compared with the Europeans’. We don’t simply skim the elite.
We know the parental support, community support, makes a difference. It's not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
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We need to drive down requirements for the schools. In the 19th century, we increased the quality of the schools by higher education saying, ‘You can’t come in unless you have these skills, unless you’ve taken these courses.’ We did that in Wisconsin when I was there, it helped to transform the secondary school system.
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Donna Edna Shalala was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an American politician and educator. She is the former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. She was the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1988 to 1993. She was the president of the University of Miami, Florida, from 2001 through 2015. She received her bachelor's degree in 1962 from Western College for Women. In 1970, she earned a Ph.D. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
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