April 23, 2019
No one with federal student loans should ever have to default thanks to income-driven repayment plans, write Catharine B. Hill and Will Sealy.
April 22, 2019
The focus on hyperselective colleges and the Operation Varsity Blues scandal misses the fact that most colleges accept more than half their applicants, writes Jim Jump.
April 22, 2019
It's time to confront the reality of everyday privilege, write Don Hossler and Jerry Lucido. A failure to act may result in government regulation, they warn.

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April 22, 2019
A candidate raises important questions.
April 22, 2019
Reading John Wihbey's new book, The Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World.


September 11, 2012
Universities are going to have difficulty if they continue to claim the content of the new courses is of the same caliber as traditional courses, and yet decline to award full credit, writes David Touve.
September 10, 2012
Higher education depends on scholarly publishing, even if most institutions don't do anything to foot the bill, write Alex Holzman, Douglas Armato and MaryKatherine Callaway.
September 7, 2012
Laurence Musgrove describes the complicated and ultimately rewarding nature of teaching.
September 6, 2012
Community colleges can do better despite the challenges they face, Joshua Wyner writes, citing leaders on graduation rates and student outcomes.
September 5, 2012
Historians discuss the challenge of writing about the recent past. Scott McLemee tries to put things in context.


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