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January 22, 2020
Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.
January 21, 2020
Liberal arts colleges can save themselves -- and perhaps our democracy -- by mining their backyards for and educating more students from working-class backgrounds via a new degree option, Rob Fried and Eli Kramer write.
January 21, 2020
Don't dwell on the Varsity Blues scandal, writes Ben Paris. Focus on the ways there are advantages, in plain sight, to cheat.

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January 22, 2020
Intensifying inequality, continued public disinvestment, challenges to master’s programs and a shift away from learning innovation.
January 22, 2020
We need to better grasp why marginalized student populations are likelier to fall short of their educational goals -- and how we and our schools contribute to the problem.
January 22, 2020
Why do students register a little later every year?

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December 3, 2019
Despite the efforts of many people in higher education, student experiences reflect and reinforce broader patterns of inequality, write Elizabeth Bradley and Candice M. Lowe Swift, who describe a large-scale and ongoing approach to help meet that challenge.
December 2, 2019
Should colleges require applicants to submit every SAT and ACT score they have earned? Jim Jump considers the issues.
December 2, 2019
Faculty members need to get more involved in helping students with mental health challenges, write engineering professors and deans Steven W. McLaughlin, Alec D. Gallimore and Robert D. Braun.
November 27, 2019
Difficulties surmounting certain obstacles could, in fact, be indicators that a student should abandon a particular path and pursue something else, writes Danielle Carr Ramdath.
November 26, 2019
Recent studies have produced an avalanche of questionable statistics, argues F. King Alexander, to the effect that public institutions do not warrant greater taxpayer support.

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