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Dartmouth freshmen Daniel Inoa and Natan Santos had uncomfortable moments as they were told: “You look suspicious.”

After a tough but promising freshman year, Dartmouth student tackles change at elite campuses

Moments of cold, loneliness — and missing the merengue

State financial-aid money dries up before many low-income college students get help

Last year, almost a million students who qualified for state financial aid didn’t get it.

Sarat Atobajeun started as an apprentice with Zurich Insurance last August. She said she appreciates the stability of the job and the diversity of the tasks she’s learning.

Where are all the women apprentices?

Female and African-American workers earn far less than other participants in these increasingly popular workforce training programs

North Carolina's attorney general shut down the Charlotte School of Law before it was scheduled to open this past fall.

As feds pull back, states step in to regulate for-profit colleges and universities

Securities filings show an industry increasingly vexed about state oversight, enforcement

race and college admission

Facts about race and college admission

Political winds may shift, but racial factors in college success statistics don’t

The line between Texas and Arkansas in front of the bi-state federal building, which straddles both. Texas A&M University at Texarkana has one of the lowest retention rates of public higher-education institutions; 55 percent who started in 2012 were gone by 2016.

More high school grads than ever are going to college, but 1 in 5 will quit

New data show little progress in retaining students, despite efforts to plug the leak

OPINION: Loss of top centrist judge will hit higher ed hard

Kennedy’s Supreme Court replacement will likely part company on affirmative action

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Jacob Maldonado and Maria Campos, friends and DACA recipients, on their graduation day.

DACA students persevere, enrolling at, remaining in and graduating from college

Despite uncertain futures in America, “Dreamers” prioritize their educations

Lack of sufficient financial aid has forced Jocelyn Ramirez to work more than 40 hours a week and cut down on coursework so she can afford to stay in college.

Eligible for financial aid, nearly a million students never get it

States run out of money and aspiring low-income college students feel the pain

A protest in support of DACA in downtown Kansas City, MO.

‘We’ve failed them’: How South Carolina education policy hurts ‘Dreamers’ — and costs taxpayers

The state is one of two states that ban the admission of undocumented students.

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