16 mars 2017

'Playing The Game' for Black Grad Students

HomeThe racism that ran rampant through my graduate program was like a swift, hard punch to the gut for me as a naïve, first-year graduate student. Read more...

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Make History

HomeWick Sloane challenges the college leaders at this weekend’s annual meeting of the American Council on Education: fight for low-income students. Read more...

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14 mars 2017

Ex-Trump University student still seeks a trial

A former Trump University student wants to drop out of a recent US$25 million class action settlement and take President Donald Trump to trial, writes Nancy Dillon for the New York Daily News. More...

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Affirmative action students equal or outperform peers

By María Elena Hurtado. Brazilian university students who are awarded quotas for race and low income or receive specific scholarships or loans have similar or better academic results than their classmates, according to a recent study, thus disproving the argument in Brazil that quota receivers displace better-qualified students and become worse professionals. More...

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13 mars 2017

More Complications From IRS Snafu

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Student aid advocates and financial aid administrators say shutdown of IRS data retrieval tool has consequences beyond the FAFSA process. Read more...

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'What Do You Have to Lose?'

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump frequently asked African-American voters, "What do you have to lose by trying something new?". Read more...

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DeVos Praises Community Colleges in Remarks

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called community colleges "a uniquely American national asset" in a speech Thursday that praised the work of those institutions while linking them to the priorities of the Trump administration and conservative leaders. Read more...

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Court Upholds Foundation's Antitrust Immunity

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled Edinboro University and its foundation are protected from antitrust laws after a group of local landlords claimed a conspiracy to monopolize the student housing market around the public university in northwestern Pennsylvania. Read more...

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Deep Cuts at Aquinas in Tennessee

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. About 60 of 76 faculty and staff members will be out of their jobs. Read more...

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DeVos: Black Colleges Are 'Pioneers' of 'School Choice'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Education secretary's remarks astound many advocates for colleges that were created because black students were denied choices. Read more...

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