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HBCU Graduates Owe More Debt, Earn Less Than Peers

Students who attend historically Black colleges and universities earn $16,600 less on average than peers from non-HBCUs a decade after...
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Colleges Sing for Their FAFSA Supper

The Education Department is dispensing money and advisers to help “underresourced” colleges navigate the new FAFSA. But which institutions will be eligible?

New Report Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Economic Mobility

A new Urban Institute report indicates that job outcomes and economic mobility are more tied to the race and gender...
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Campus Vote on Antisemitism Resolution Is Microcosm of National Debate

Someone called Oct. 7 “a beautiful day” at a University of North Carolina event. The Faculty Council then “indefinitely postponed” a resolution that would have condemned the statement.

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Advocates Promote Equitable Prison Education Programs Post–Pell Restoration

Using feedback from incarcerated students is one way to work toward making prison education programs more racially inclusive, according to a new report from the Vera Institute of Justice.

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Supreme Court Passes on West Point Affirmative Action Case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in the latest affirmative action legal battle, this time centered on the United...
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Editor Discusses New Book, ‘HBCU Made’

The new book features a range of HBCU alumni describing the enduring effects of their college experiences.

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American University Bans Indoor Protests

Administrators say the new policy was a necessary response to antisemitism, but many faculty members, students and free speech advocates fear it will chill free speech on campus.