Posts tagged: Admissions Testing Requirement - Diverse

Commentary: Post-Election Student Protests Highlight Racist America

by Ibram H. Rogers | November 13, 2012
Could it be that the protests last week are merely reflecting what is going on in private that [...] Read more

HBCU Week Conference: Black College Leaders Counseled on Federal Contracting, Grant Opportunities

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 27, 2012
Experts told HBCU leaders that to win federal grants and contracts means administrators must ha [...] Read more

SAT Scores Dip Slightly, Test Taker Diversity Edges Upward

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 25, 2012
The more than 1.66 million students who took the SAT in 2012 were the most diverse group of stu [...] Read more

N.Y. Prosecutor: Better SAT Exam Security is Needed

by Frank Eltman, Associated Press | September 30, 2011
The administrators of college entrance exams should make immediate security changes to stop che [...] Read more

Leaders Sound Alarm for High School Class of 2012

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 26, 2011
During a Congressional Black Caucus panel discussion titled “The Class of 2012,” Florida Me [...] Read more

University of Tennessee Martin’s First Black Student Remembers Challenges

by The Associated Press | September 19, 2011
In a ceremony on Thursday marking 50 years of integration, Jessie Pryor recalled her first day [...] Read more

Along with Increased Test-taking, SAT Sees Drop in Average Scores

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 15, 2011
The nation’s average SAT scores dropped significantly in 2011 from last year, according to re [...] Read more

New York Public Policy Think Tank Zeroes In on Debate Over Dwindling Resources in Higher Education

by María Eugenia Miranda | August 4, 2011
Just as the debate over resources has simmered down with a debt deal in Washington, policy anal [...] Read more

College Mentoring for Access and Persistence Program Gives Graduating High School Seniors a Boost

by María Eugenia Miranda | June 16, 2011
 What started as a group of high school students who stopped by for pizza and soft drinks [...] Read more

Grant helps attract underprivileged students to nursing careers

by WSU News Service | April 18, 2011
High school students in Washington State's poorest legislative district get introduced to nursi [...] Read more

Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Faces Deep Cuts

by Shannon McCaffrey and Dorie Turner, The Associated Press | February 25, 2011
 College costs and enrollment are rising in the state, and the governor is proposing to cu [...] Read more

Kansas Regents Approve Tougher University Admissions

by Associated Press | December 17, 2010
The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved tougher admission standards, particularly in [...] Read more

SAT Takers Grow More Diverse, Scores Stagnate

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 14, 2010
More students from diverse backgrounds are taking the SAT, a College Board report released Mond [...] Read more

ACT Scores Dip, But More Students College-ready

by Eric Gorski, AP Education Writer | August 19, 2010
Average scores on the ACT college entrance exam inched downward this year, yet slightly more st [...] Read more

Appeals Court to Consider Use of Race in UT’s Admissions Policies

by Joyce Jones | August 3, 2010
Today, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will consider whether the Univer [...] Read more