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Students at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The school has made steady progress in increasing diversity on campus. Enrollment of underrepresented minorities has climbed from 12 percent in 2002 to roughly 27 percent this year.

Texas 10% policy didn’t expand number of high schools feeding students to top universities

Affirmative action workaround isn't working, researchers find

Charter schools aren’t a radical solution and neither is blaming them

Slamming charters won’t address systemic inequality or put families to work

A graduating student wears a money lei, a necklace made of US dollar bills, at the Pasadena City College graduation ceremony, June 14, in Pasadena, California. With 45 million borrowers owing $1.5 trillion, the student debt crisis in the United States has exploded in recent years and has become a key electoral issue in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections.

To boost black students, we should give free college to students who don’t need it

Bernie Sanders has the right idea: Debt forgiveness and free college for everyone is the only politically feasible way to get relief to the students who desperately need it

conservative students

Calculating faculty bias against conservative students

Ideology has only a tiny relationship to college grades, researchers say

teacher pay

Can teachers live where they work?

In many parts of the country, the answer is, not till they start earning more

working in college

The paradox of working while in college

Work interferes with studies but boosts adult earnings, researchers say

educational technology

Research shows lower test scores for fourth graders who use tablets in schools

Reboot Foundation questions the use of technology in education

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school integration

A scholar revives the argument for racial integration in schools

A conversation with Berkeley's Rucker Johnson about unintended consequences, charter schools and the data debate

achievement gap in education

Inside the Reardon-Hanushek clash over 50 years of achievement gaps

Stanford scholars disagree about academic gaps between rich and poor students

College applications

In higher education, the wand chooses the wizard

It’s not Hufflepuff and Slytherin, it’s Harvard and Stanford

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