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Members of the Supreme Court's conservative majority are questioning the continued use of affirmative action in higher education.
By Mark Sherman, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
Many Indigenous languages were largely lost as a result of forced assimilation efforts in the U.S. Here’s why one tribal leader says the languages should be brought back for future generations.
By Daryl Wade Baldwin, The Conversation
Colleges are gearing up for a spike of interest in prison education programs. That's because incarcerated people will soon be eligible for Pell Grants. It will be the first time in 28 years prisoners can access that federal funding for…
By Stephanie Sy, Ryan Connelly Holmes, Sarah Clune Hartman
The number of undergraduate students has dropped by almost 10% during the pandemic. But it's been a different story for some time at many historically Black colleges and universities. Applications are up nearly 30% at many of these schools and…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sarah Clune Hartman
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
A new collaboration between the U.S. Army and the Smithsonian Institution is expanding the numbers and capabilities of monuments officers in times of war. Their mission is to advise military commanders on how to minimize damage to art and key…
By Amna Nawaz, Ian Couzens
As the fall semester begins at colleges and universities across the country, students, parents and higher education health officials are grappling with how to navigate new restrictions after the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Amna Nawaz spoke with Bayliss Fiddiman…
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
In California, the formerly incarcerated are a growing population on college campuses, and university support programs are crucial to guiding those who are released from facilities like state prisons and would like to enter university.
By Hari Sreenivasan, Cat Wise
President Biden proposed providing two years of tuition-free community college after he took office, but the idea was dropped after congressional opposition. Yet efforts persist at the local and state level to boost college attendance. More than 400 such programs…
By Stephanie Sy, Sarah Clune Hartman
Even before the pandemic, higher education had an enrollment problem. The last few years have made it worse. That’s particularly true for community colleges, where enrollment dropped 13 percent since 2019. The number was 21 percent for Black men. As…
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