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Living in Los Angeles, Studying at Berkeley

When Bill Zhou was accepted to the University of California, Berkeley last year, he checked out housing and found it...
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Education as Privilege Laundering

The most powerful contemporary magic is to transform money into “merit,” Musa al-Gharbi writes.

Improving Learning Through Interactive TV Shows: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute : Mark Warschauer, professor of education and informatics at the University of California, Irvine, explores...

Confronting Racism After Affirmative Action

What faculty can and should do to help all of their future students.

UNC Responds to Supreme Court Ruling

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill responded on Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week barring...

The Week in Admissions News

Phone-free experiences for students; high demand for online education at community colleges; expanding CUNY's ASAP.

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Education Department Urged to Investigate Harvard's Legacy Admissions

Move comes in wake of Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.

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When Merger or Consolidation Plans Don’t Align

A debate in Wisconsin over the possibility of merging a two-year state institution with a two-year technical college highlights questions of realignment faced by public college systems across the country.