Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.
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A new statewide initiative automatically admits graduating seniors to college in Idaho.
Study finds notable drop in proportion of recent high school graduates from bottom 20 percent of family incomes who are enrolling in college.
How high is too high a discount to offer students? Nearly 10 percent of colleges have rates of 60 percent or more. For some it appears to be a sign of distress, yet others see a strategy.
Tennessee Promise drives dramatic increases in freshman enrollments at the state's two-year institutions.
Women's studies scholars object to professional association's new stance on representation from women's centers workers.
Postdocs in biomedical sciences don't make career options clear, and that may be one reason so many people in these positions lose interest in academic careers, report finds.
Dozens of higher education groups urge Supreme Court to continue to allow colleges to consider race in admissions. Arguments focus on institutional autonomy.
We must make structural changes across thousands of colleges, Carol Barash argues -- not just rely on the good intentions of a privileged few.
A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy identifies selective colleges that could do better at enrolling and graduating low-income students, while also highlighting the colleges that do a good job with this population.
Study finds that for applicants to U of California, race and ethnicity now influence scores more than family income and parental education levels. Could findings change debate over affirmative action?