Recent blackface scandals that involve college yearbooks have overshadowed how yearbooks also chronicled important turning points in the history of US higher education, a historian argues.
Negative statistics about black students may be prevalent, but they are often out of context, misleading or just plain wrong, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
Using the term 'at-risk' to describe students from challenging circumstances often creates more problems than it solves, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
T.M. Landry College Prep, facing allegations of abuse, is known for getting students from poor backgrounds into Ivy League schools. An education scholar says the school's focus was misplaced.
Even though Maryland college football coach DJ Durkin has been fired, his 11th hour ouster will not rid college football of some of its deepest problems, argue two scholars on race and college sports.
Black students need support within an academy that marginalizes them. Other--othering -- a philosophy of care that recognizes the holistic impact of racism is one solution.
As the student protest over conditions at Howard University continues, a scholar weighs in on what the fallout means for historically black colleges and universities.
New findings reveal only 1.5% of all offers from Oxford and Cambridge went to black British A-level students.
A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?
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.
Summer is not an idyllic time for all. Two researchers who are black and are parents to two black children describe why they feel the weight of the summer.
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.
Two students -- one black and one white -- with the same math and reading achievement could have very different likelihoods of being identified as gifted.
Rather than simply shutting down these groups, universities need to engage these difficult conversations to support the younger generation to fight together for meaningful social change.
In defence of the campaign by students and lecturers at Cambridge for the university to take down a promotional video featuring the controversial historian.
Here's what black student activists were asking for 50 years ago. So, what changed?
I taught at Mizzou from 1996 to 2008. Here's why the events don't surprise me.
Black youth are grappling with the question of the meaning of freedom in post-apartheid South Africa. They seek an antidote to their reality wherein blackness continues to be mocked and marginalised.
Students of color are subjected to harsher disciplinary measures. Are schools doing enough to check this practice?
Black students get suspended or expelled at a rate three times greater than white students. The cost: they fall behind in school, and the cycle of poverty and failure is perpetuated.