The plan sought to broaden high schools sending students to public colleges in Texas.
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New research shows an ambitious state plan to broaden diversity at public universities is missing the mark when it comes to flagship universities.
Black and Hispanic business school professors are few in number.
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Professors of color are few and far between at America's business schools. Hidden obstacles in the search process help explain why.
Recent college graduates owed an average of nearly $30,000 in student loans in 2019.
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Student loan debt can affect not only the financial health of recent grads but also their mental and emotional health. Three scholars weigh in on the greater costs student loans can have on borrowers.
Very few job applications get a positive response.
Despite bleak employment outlooks, college graduates can take some simple steps to boost their chances of finding a job, a veteran career services counselor says.
Stigma and lack of awareness prevent students from getting food assistance.
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The federal government has temporarily widened eligibility for food assistance to more students. Two scholars argue this needs to be made permanent and be accompanied with an awareness campaign.
Eligibility requirements for free college programs can hinder some students.
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Not all free college programs are the same. New research finds that eligibility requirements and other features influence outcomes.
About 60 percent of men in fraternities have admitted to visiting ‘slut pages.’
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College men are posting nude images of college women online without their consent. Do state laws do enough to curtail the practice?
Lack of trust in college leaders was particularly high.
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New research uncovers sizable gaps in how college students from different ethnic backgrounds trust the people in charge of their schools. Could a history of racism be to blame?
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Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
Women players are often targets of to gender-based verbal attacks.
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Women are a rarity in college esports. A scholar explores the reasons.
Students at Georgetown University protest in 2019, demanding the school make amends for its history with reparations.
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Are reparations for slavery enough for colleges to make amends? A scholar argues that access and student loan debt must also be addressed.
A fifth grade teacher conducts her class via distance learning in a classroom.
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Just because learning is remote in many places doesn't mean teachers can't build more meaningful relationships with their students, a researcher who has examined the issue suggests.
Black students are underrepresented in gifted education programs.
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Anti-Black bias and lack of teacher referrals are keeping Black students out of gifted school programs, a scholar suggests.
Newspaper coverage of the incident is hard to find.
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After spending years examining the violent Red Summer of 1919, historian Karen Sieber discovered a previously hidden incident on the campus where she now works.
‘College promise’ programs increase Black and Hispanic female college student enrollment the most.
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New research shines a light on which students are most likely to enroll in community college when they find out it is free.
President Biden’s rollbacks on former President Trump’s travel restrictions signal new opportunities for international students.
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Students from other countries found the US less attractive during the Trump administration. Will things be any different under President Biden?
Rioters clash with police as they try to enter the Capitol building.
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The whole world saw the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. How will the textbooks read by America's students describe what took place?
The ‘DATA Bulls’ use computer science skills to create data analytics for college sports teams.
Pro sports teams use big data to win big. It's time for colleges to get students in on the action, a computer science professor argues.
The new application for student financial aid will feature fewer questions.
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Congress passed a new law in late 2020 that will change how students apply for money for college. An expert explains what the changes mean for students and families.
Prison education programs have been shown to improve job prospects.
For the first time since 1994, incarcerated individuals can get federal aid to pay for college. A prison education scholar explains how higher education helps those who have run afoul of the law.