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Panelists at CBCF Slam White House Education Policies

| September 13, 2018
WASHINGTON – Trump administration education policies are hostile to civil rights and are inte [...] Read more

Conversations Continue on the State of Free College

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As conversations continue about the benefits and challenges surrounding free college programs t [...] Read more

Study: Black Students Who Show Interest in Black Activism Face Admissions Barriers

| September 12, 2018
Black students who show a penchant for Black activism in inquiry emails to historically and pre [...] Read more

QEM Network’s NSF Symposium Coaches HBCUs on Seeking STEM Research Grants

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WASHINGTON – When it comes to National Science Foundation grants, historically Black colleges [...] Read more

Excelencia in Education Report Examines HSI Graduates’ Life Outcomes

by | September 11, 2018
Leaders and individuals committed to the success of Latino students in higher education gathere [...] Read more

Sooner Proves to Be Better When Searching for Post-Grad Employment

| September 10, 2018
Soon-to-be college graduates who get an early start on their job search are more likely to beco [...] Read more

Conference Explores Role of Muslim Americans in Solving Social Problems

by Pearl Stewart |
Scholars, community organizers and Islamic leaders convened here over the weekend for a nationa [...] Read more

Two Organizations Partner to Help Students Access Resources for College

| September 9, 2018
A leading college counseling organization and an initiative started by former First Lady Michel [...] Read more

Education Scholar Pushes Boundaries

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Ever since he was a teenager, Dr. Lawrence Scott has lived by the motto that “success is meas [...] Read more

Two New Studies Examine Student Loan Default

| September 6, 2018
WASHINGTON - Federal student loan defaults were the focus of discussion Thursday, when the Urba [...] Read more

ATD Summit Helps Colleges Use Data for Student Success

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COLLEGE PARK, MD — Leaders and representatives from 81 colleges and university systems gather [...] Read more

LSU Moves Application Focus Away From ACT/SAT Scores

by Sammy G. Allen |
Louisiana’s flagship university is placing more emphasis on applicants’ recommendation lett [...] Read more

Report: TN, NY Free College Programs Fall Short on Improving College Affordability

by | September 5, 2018
New analyses of two states’ free college programs indicate that the widely praised programs f [...] Read more

Study: Many ‘Free College’ and Promise Programs Unequitable

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Free college can be just that for students most in financial need, if a program is designed aro [...] Read more

Guns on College Campuses Debate Ushers in New School Year

by LaMont Jones and Monica Levitan | September 4, 2018
The issue of guns on campuses looms large as differing groups seek to find a balance between Fi [...] Read more