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The future of higher education Jon Meacham's Oct. 7 cover story on how and what colleges should be teaching drew strong opinions. Although Georgetown's Innovation Initiative, among others, promoted it on Twitter, TIME.com reader RoyStone said it underplayed the responsibility of secondary schools for gaps in U.S. college students' knowledge. "The elementary facts/questions presented in the opening of this article should have been taught in high school." Added John Fox of Nashville: "Every university must assume a basic level of civic knowledge in every student it admits; they haven't the time or resources to teach high school civics to...

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