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Latinos with Bachelor Degrees Increased by 80% in Last Decade, But Achievement Gap Persists

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 5:25PM

For the first time ever, more than 30% of U.S. adults 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree, but Latinos are still far behind.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

The Dark Cloud the Supreme Court Just Cast Over Affirmative Action

The Dark Cloud the Supreme Court Just Cast Over Affirmative Action

by Victor Goode on February 22 2012, 10:40AM

The Roberts court is uniquely hostile to affirmative action. And now that it has agreed to review a challenge to the University of Texas’s admissions program, all bets may be off for affirmative action in higher education.

Topics: Schools & Youth

U.S. Dept of Ed Inquiry: Do Harvard and Princeton Discriminate Against Asian-American Students?

U.S. Dept of Ed Inquiry: Do Harvard and Princeton Discriminate Against Asian-American Students?

by Julianne Hing on February 10 2012, 10:03AM

An Asian-American student says he was passed over because of his race. Experts help make sense of the thorny debate.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Why Are So Few Young Men of Color Graduating High School? Infographic

Why Are So Few Young Men of Color Graduating High School?

by Jorge Rivas on July 27 2011, 12:00PM

New graphics tell the story.

Topics: Schools & Youth

California DREAMing--

California DREAMing—“Education Can Be This Kind of Light”

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2011, 9:45AM

Two bills that would grant undocumented youth greater access to higher ed are moving through the state legislature.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Study: Only 37 Percent of Students Can Repay Loans on Time

Study: Only 37 Percent of Students Can Repay Loans on Time

by Julianne Hing on March 17 2011, 3:35PM

And with 15 percent of black college grads out of work, that number’s likely to go up.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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