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Education Champion Out to Conquer Disparity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 28, 2017
After the bitter presidential election of 2016, then-U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King J [...] Read more

Panel: New Jersey Colleges Offered Plan to Stem Sex Assaults

by Associated Press | June 26, 2017
TRENTON, N.J. — Colleges need to gather data about sexual violence at their schools, set up c [...] Read more

Promised College Loan Forgiveness, Borrowers Wait and Wait

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press |
BOSTON — Danielle Ramos’ student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over. Like thousands of [...] Read more

Homeless College Students a Growing Concern on Campuses

by Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press | June 25, 2017
DETROIT — Jennifer Carr knows she’s not the profile of a typical college student. The Detro [...] Read more

Chicago Mayor: K-12 Education Model Outdated

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 20, 2017
Arguing that the K-12 education model of the 20th century is outdated, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanu [...] Read more

Lawsuit Says San Francisco State Fosters Anti-Semitism

by Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Jewish students and local residents have sued San Francisco State [...] Read more

Student Sues University of Nebraska Over Banishment

by Associated Press | June 15, 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln student accused of assault says in a lawsuit [...] Read more

New Chicago High School Graduation Policy Gets Mixed Reviews

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 13, 2017
In a policy change being referred to as everything from “forward thinking” to “remarkably [...] Read more

Hood College to Offer Mixed-gender Housing in Fall

by Associated Press | June 11, 2017
FREDERICK, Md. — A Maryland college will allow upperclassmen the option to live in mixed-gend [...] Read more

NY College Students Begin Applying for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press | June 8, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free colle [...] Read more

63 Years after Brown, Segregated Schools Fight Takes Interesting Turn

by Ya-Marie Sesay | June 1, 2017
Brown vs Board of Education removed the barrier of denying people of color their right to an ed [...] Read more

Muslim Activist Critical of Israel is Cheered at Graduation

by Deepti Hajela, Associated Press |
NEW YORK — A Muslim-American activist whose role as a commencement speaker had come under pro [...] Read more

Universities: Trump Climate Decision Creates Uncertainty

by Associated Press |
BOULDER, Colo. — A consortium of U.S. universities that manages the National Center for Atmos [...] Read more

NCORE Kicks Off with Call to Activism

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 31, 2017
The proliferation of racist incidents on college campuses, as well as the spate of police shoot [...] Read more

Bloomsburg University to Guide Foster Care Youth Toward College

by Catherine Morris | May 24, 2017
This summer, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will roll out a program designed to encourag [...] Read more