Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:54am
The Supreme Court on Monday allowed affirmative action to survive in college admissions but imposed a tough legal standard, ruling that schools must prove there are “no workable race-neutral alternatives” to achieve diversity on campus
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:45pm
Danielle Powell was just months away from her college graduation when she fell in love with a fellow student at Grace University in Omaha, Neb. But the other student was a woman, and same-sex relationships were forbidden at the biblical-based Christian college.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 2:55pm
Saying it has an obligation to prepare students for a more global society, the University of Washington will require undergrads to complete a course in some area of diversity — economic, cultural or political — before they can graduate.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Sun, 06/09/2013 - 1:59pm
The institution, which will open once its accreditation has been secured, will be a part of the University of Texas System and is expected to start out with 28,000 students, making it among the county’s largest institutions serving primarily Hispanic students.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Sun, 06/09/2013 - 1:41pm
There are a few dictums that have enjoyed pride of place in black American families alongside “Honor your parents” and “Do unto others” since at least Emancipation. One of them is this: The road to freedom passes through the schoolhouse doors.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 3:42pm
For-profit colleges are not the answer to the rising cost of higher education. This increase is having a disastrous impact on many poor and middle income Americans, and it's disastrous for Mexican-American and other Latino communities.