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

Five things American colleges need to do to help black and Latino students

All institutions could be taking these steps to improve the success of non-white students

Experts offer black and Latino college students eight tips for success

“Anybody who succeeds in science tends to work in some group. … But students who excel in high school are accustomed to being by themselves, working alone in their room.”

STUDENT VOICE: From skipping class to Summa Cum Laude

One black Naval veteran’s multi-year odyssey through college

How do we know what learning will look like in the future? We don’t

Focus on personalized learning, student success at packed education conference

OPINION — Did applying for financial aid just get harder?

How simplifying FAFSA can help close the gap in college enrollment

Top universities could take thousands more low-income students, study says

Most elite schools have posted budget surpluses they could use to subsidize financial aid

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With number of student-parents up, availability of campus child care is down

The disparity could further widen the degree divide by race and income, experts say

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