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Stanford graduate students push for free, guaranteed health care for their kids

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Stanford graduate students say it's unacceptable that dependent health-care premiums have increased 80 percent in a few years. Many are pushing for free health care for their kids.

Trump order on anti-Semitism on campuses draws free speech concerns

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White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.

Black student loan borrowers default at higher rates

Analysis of federal data shows that African Americans continue to struggle more than other borrowers with repaying student loans -- despite heavy use of income-driven repayment programs.

Scholars of religion and biblical literature object to having conference badges coded and scanned

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Scholars of religion and biblical literature object to idea of having their conference badges checked and scanned, citing concerns about policing, profiling and their precariously positioned colleagues.

Students at Williams call for a boycott of the English department

Saying that their English department treats race and critical theory as an afterthought, students call on their peers to steer clear of most program offerings.

Changing the conversation about “at-risk” students in California

California education law will now refer to those with economic or social challenges as "at-promise" students. Advocates hope the impact will be more than just a semantic shift.

As AI-assessed job interviewing grows, colleges try to prepare students

Getting a job increasingly requires going through an interview on an AI platform. Some colleges are trying to prepare their students for these nonhuman interactions, but many institutions are just getting acclimated to this new technology.

New data on the 36 million Americans who left college without a credential

Report features broad new data on 36 million Americans who left college without a credential, including 3.8 million who returned to college in the last five years, nearly one million of whom completed.

UT Austin faculty group wants the institution to fix what it says is a system that marginalizes Hispanics

UT Austin faculty group wants the institution to fix what it says is a system that marginalizes Hispanics.

Georgia Southern students burn novels after author visit

Students offended by an author's talk on white privilege burned her book, prompting a debate about how they chose to voice their freedom of expression.

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