Divided We Learn

Once the way up the socioeconomic ladder in America, higher education may now be deepening the divisions. First-generation, low-income students disproportionately wind up at campuses with the fewest resources; their wealthier counterparts, at the best. And, contradicting public promises, universities are raising their net prices faster for low-income than higher-income students. See all our Special Reports

The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades

Escalating grade inflation at wealthy high schools is another blow to poor kids

Pathways to jobs of the future opening via summer STEM programs

Muhlenberg College is one of many campuses hosting research-intensive programs

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

Let’s hope reports of efforts to challenge race-conscious admissions are a false alarm

The new minority on campus? Men

As enrollment declines, colleges reach out to high school boys

Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions

Hechinger reporters weigh in on the news with history, case law and research

OPINION: Cuts to campus childcare derail low-income, 1st-generation college students

“This not placing ‘America First,’ it’s placing America last”

New study reveals cities where low-income students are doing best

When it comes to educating students from urban low-income families, according to a new study, one state leads the pack. And it’s one you might not expect. Texas cities were…

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OPINION: This summer, let’s plan some difficult campus conversations about race

Facing our differences, stereotypes, privileges and fears

High school seniors reveal choices in joyous ‘signing day’ ceremony

College-bound students at Match High School set money woes aside and become heroes, just for a day

STUDENT VOICE: I have autism, ADHD, dysgraphia and Tourette’s; what I don’t have is extra time on the Kentucky Governor’s cup contest

A disabled student discusses the accommodations that can give him a shot at an independent future

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