Why we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions Pretending color doesn’t matter doesn’t actually work, and it’s unfair. (The Washington Post) Colleges Keep Increasing Discounts to Keep Students Coming The so-called discount rate—the amount of revenue that goes back out the door in the form of financial aid to fill seats—was projected to have Read more

How to increase socioeconomic diversity in college More resources must be allocated to financial aid. Colleges and universities can make these decisions and commit even greater resources on their own, but the government can also create greater incentives to do so. (The Washington Post) How Fixing Corporate Welfare Might Kill Many For-Profit Schools This latest chapter is Read more

A growing path to medical school Nearly one-half of all U.S. undergraduates attend community college at some point in their education. Increasingly, medical school applicants are reflective of this national trend. (Community College Daily) New rules planned for colleges to track dating violence, domestic violence and stalking Proposed regulations will require colleges to compile and disclose statistics Read more