The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation released a report on Monday decrying the slim odds for high-achieving, low-income students of being admitted to elite colleges and universities, ultimately recommending a “poverty preference” to increase low-income student representation.
California must reevaluate how it makes decisions about funding for higher education if the state wants to ensure the success of its students and residents, and drive their active and significant contributions to society, a recent report from College Futures Foundation explains.
According to a new report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, postsecondary education programs lead to positive social and economic outcomes for prisoners and society.
While the rate of female college students continues to grow compared to previous generations, educators and college officials are concerned enrollment rates of male students are drastically decreasing.
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that in the field of science, about 20 to 50 percent of women are still experiencing harassment, signifying that new policies still have a long way to go to prevent and reprimand sexual harassers.
According to a new study published in the journal Economics of Education Review, teacher retention rates within socially and economically disadvantaged communities could be improved with even small boosts in funding.
Even 10 years after earning a degree from a liberal arts college, students have a median return on investment that is approximately 40 percent lower than students who attend other colleges, according to a recent analysis.
The latest ruling in Maryland suit, in which the state’s historically black colleges sued the state for underfunding HBCUs and duplicating their programs, orders that the Maryland Higher Education Commission support the “creation of academic niches at historically black institutions to make them more competitive.”
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina teachers took a personal day Wednesday to fight for safer classrooms amid the pandemic as well as an annual small raise that was frozen after the economy crashed because of the virus.