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March 21, 2019
Low-income students face many more obstacles to earning a college degree than affluent ones. Preferences for alumni children shouldn’t be among them, argues Peter McPherson.
March 21, 2019
Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.
March 20, 2019
The people who support academic boycott, divestment and sanctions are demanding academic freedom for themselves and their fellow boycotters but denying it to their students, argues Tammi Rossman-Benjamin.

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March 20, 2019
Establishing a national online university is a Hail Mary pass for an institution that's not being sufficiently supported. It's a common story throughout the country.
March 20, 2019
Layers, costs and careers.  
March 20, 2019
Rebranding and rethinking remote academic work.

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February 16, 2012
Michael Clifford, investor in for-profit colleges, and Bob Shireman, architect of Obama administration's regulation of the sector, debate higher education quality, online education, and other issues.
February 15, 2012
Do advertisers aim hidden messages at the public? Scott McLemee examines a cultural history of concealed influence.
February 14, 2012
William Major wants his students to know what Frederick Douglass taught himself about the power of literacy and the importance of choices.
February 13, 2012
Apple's new tools make it possible for anyone to design textbooks and courses -- but is that necessarily good for students and professors? Alan Reid asks.
February 10, 2012
The federal government could create small savings accounts for every newborn child, and change the equation on paying for college, write Reid Cramer and William Elliott III.

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