GKT HBCU's (Historical Black Colleges and Universities)
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Given the textual evidence in the passages, which of the following statements most accurately describes the current role that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) play in high education?
HBCUs offer higher education for African Americans
In Passage 1, the phrase "they remain a vibrant part of the higher education landscape" can be described as a(an):
Which of the following statements best describes how central ideas are developed in the passages?
Passage 1 provides an overview of the history and role of HBCUs, while
Passage 2 focus on the democratization of higher education.
The author's tone in Passage 1 can best be described as:
Both Passage 1 and Passage 2 encourage the public to embrace educational opportunities in HBCUs and public Ivies. Which of the following statements accurately describes how the authors of both passages approach this idea?
Passage 1 demonstrates how HBCUs have benefited society, while
Passage 2 suggests that public universities are as beneficial to society as private universities.
The primary purpose of Passage 1 is to:
Provide a brief history of HBCUs (from their founding to the present)
In Passage 1, the author claims that HBCUs "remain a vibrant part of the higher education in this country". Which of the following statements accurately describes the validity of the claim?
The claim is valid because the author provides relevant, sufficient examples to support the claim.
The authors of both passages would most likely agree with primarily which of the following statements:
Institutions of higher education play a critical role in the advancement of Americans from all background.
Which of the following statements best characterizes the perspective of the author of Passage 1 and Passage 2?
Both authors rely on facts to support a positive view of high education.
The author of Passage 1 and Passage 2 approach the topic of higher education primarily from the perspective of:
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