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Why We Hate to Wait: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Annabelle Roberts, assistant professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University...

OCR: Hinds Community College Failed to Support Pregnant Student, Violated Title IX

A pregnant student at Hinds Community College in Mississippi was repeatedly denied supports she needed to prepare for and parent...
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Is College Worth It?

David Wippman and Glenn C. Altschuler review a new book taking on the “myth” of the college wage premium.

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Full-time Faculty Raises Finally Beat Inflation … Just Barely

With the dollar’s declining value taken into account, new data shows that real wages grew by half a percent. But pay remains well below pre-pandemic levels, and full-time women and part-timers continue to receive less than others.

4 More Universities Under U.S. Review for Alleged 'Shared Ancestry' Bias

The U.S. Education Department is investigating four more universities for possible violations of federal laws that prohibit discrimination based on...
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We Should Rethink Performance-Based Funding

States should provide upfront funding for colleges to invest in proven strategies to meet completion goals, Charles Ansell writes.

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Degrees Earned Fall Again, Certificates Rise

Fewer people are earning degrees for the second year in a row, but certificates are having a moment, according to a new report.

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‘Game-Changing Crisis’: Lawmakers, Experts Vent FAFSA Frustrations

While one House committee probed the FAFSA mess Wednesday, another grilled Education Secretary Miguel Cardona about the disastrous rollout of the student-aid form.