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Colorado colleges can double-count merit scholars to grow non-resident enrollment

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New Colorado law – nominally about merit scholarships – is a backdoor way to let public universities enroll more out-of-state students without raising the state’s statutory cap on out-of-state students.

Study suggests class-based affirmative action could increase racial diversity

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New research says that by examining both socioeconomic status and "overachievement," colleges could increase racial diversity without considering race.

UW-Madison faculty call for student body to be more socioeconomically representatve

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Madison professors call for the university to adjust admissions policies to make the student body more representative of the state's socioeconomic diversity, joining a debate about the definition of merit.

Merit aid makes college more expensive for low income students, report finds

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Use of non-need-based aid in pursuit of tuition revenue and prestige is driving up the cost of college for low-income families, New America Foundation report finds.

NACUBO survey reports sixth consecutive year of discount rate increases

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Discount rates at private colleges continue to grow, according to annual survey, reflecting the myriad pressures that are weakening college pricing power.

Out-of-state enrollment decreases minority, low-income student enrollment

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New paper finds that increases in the proportion of out-of-state students at public research universities lead to declines in the enrollment of minority and low-income students.

Supreme Court takes another case involving affirmative action and higher education

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Supreme Court agrees to decide whether Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges and universities from considering race and ethnicity in admissions.

Experts consider the truths and fictions of the Tina Fey film 'Admission'

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Three experts share their thoughts on the truths and fictions of the new Tina Fey movie.

A high school teacher alerts professors to the limitations of a generation of No Children Left Behind

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Professors rally behind a high school teacher who says No Child Left Behind has created a generation of test-takers unprepared for higher education.

CUNY Graduate Center hopes to offer a public model for reform of doctoral education

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As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."

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