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Graduate Student Rights

44 Signatures Goal: 100

This petition was created to support much needed reform within the higher postgraduate educational system within the US and to encourage debate on the quality of a higher graduate degree. Currently, there is no guarantee that a graduate student entering into a graduate program will be able to obtain a usable degree. There is little or no protection given to the graduate student from the graduate institute and no standardized way to investigate claims of abuse, neglect, or unethical practices. There is no way for a student to review instructor qualifications or course justification. Each institute sets up its own policies on graduate student practices as well as its own standards for addressing student concerns. Many institutes dismiss legitimate student concerns and complaints and instead refer these issues to individual departments. A student

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We started this petition in conjunction with the following website http://www.graduatestudentrights.com to promote greater rights and protections to individuals seeking a higher post-graduate degree within the US. It is not the intent to take away rights from the Universities, Colleges, Professors or other institutes. It is the intent to establish new reform to protect the value of a graduate education. Graduate institutes should be accountable for their students and the worth of the degree. http://www.graduatestudentrights.com

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http://www.graduatestudentrights.com

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Signatures

  • 4 years ago
    Amy Barker United States
    4 years ago
  • 5 years ago
    Nico' United States
    5 years ago
  • 5 years ago
    Imran Rahman United States
    5 years ago
  • 5 years ago
    Tanya J. Dwyer, M.A., M.S. United States
    5 years ago
  • 6 years ago
    Dianne Eno United States
    6 years ago
  • 6 years ago
    Donna Christoffers United States
    6 years ago
  • 6 years ago
    Sharon Warday United States
    6 years ago
  • 6 years ago
    Eric Hudgins United States
    6 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Kevin Curtis United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Jeff La Marca United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Mary Swenson United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Casey Brazell United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Sulie L. Chang United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    kristen kovar United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Zoe Armstrong United States
    7 years ago
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