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Aneil Rallin, a person of color with gray hair who is wearing thick plastic-framed glasses.
Aneil Rallin, a person of color with gray hair who is wearing thick plastic-framed glasses.
Soka University of America could fire an LGBTQ writing professor over exposing students to “deviant pornography.” The professor and their supporters say Soka’s crossing a dangerous line.
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A courtroom at the United States Supreme Court, with white columns and red drapes.
A courtroom at the United States Supreme Court, with white columns and red drapes.
Thirty-four briefs argue that Harvard and UNC, and other colleges that base their admissions plans on the Grutter decision, should be forced to change.
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A student writes on a piece of paper covering a wall, under a sign that says "Let us know #HowDoYouLibrary."
A student writes on a piece of paper covering a wall, under a sign that says "Let us know #HowDoYouLibrary."
A plan to restructure Texas A&M’s 10 libraries would force librarians to relinquish tenure or move to another academic department to keep it. The university has yet to explain its rationale for the changes.
Figure 2: Unadjusted high school grade point average and ACT composite score by year, 2010 to 2021. The GPA line begins going up sharply in 2018.
Figure 2: Unadjusted high school grade point average and ACT composite score by year, 2010 to 2021. The GPA line begins going up sharply in 2018.
Figure 2: Unadjusted high school grade point average and ACT composite score by year, 2010 to 2021. The GPA line begins going up sharply in 2018.
ACT says grades are rising. But a testing critic says ACT is exaggerating the problem.

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Black outline of the state of Texas on a white background.
Black outline of the state of Texas on a white background.
Stymied by California’s outdated master plan for higher education, the state should look to Texas’ approach to supporting emerging research universities, Adela de la Torre writes.

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A pair of hands encircling a globe.
A pair of hands encircling a globe.
Early-career scientists should have a say in developing the policies that can help them in the short term as well as benefit the scientific system in the long term, writes Adriana Bankston.

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