New research finds state zero tolerance laws do not improve student safety. In fact, they increase the use of suspensions and racial disparities in discipline.
Statistics on black student graduation rates don't reveal the complete picture: at highly selective colleges and universities, black student graduation rates range from 88 percent to 96 percent.
A recent report, Turning the Tide, urges colleges and universities to reexamine their admissions process. What about measuring creativity?
Many students arrive at college without ever having a non-white teacher. Professors of color can inspire higher order thinking and analysis.
A former activist turned professor says previous student movements may have opened the door for people of color to have greater opportunity but fell short of changing the power structure.
Here's what black student activists were asking for 50 years ago. So, what changed?
Racial tensions on college campuses may not be much different for today's students from what they were even 36 years ago, argues associate professor of history at University of Oklahoma.