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

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…

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

When foster kids are moved around, schooling becomes an afterthought

Students lose an estimated four to six months of academic progress with each move

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

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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

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