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by Sarah Wood

Some alarming statistics speak to the need to bolster eff orts to increase higher ed attainment among Native Americans. College enrollment among Native Americans aged 18 to 24 fell from 41% in 2010 to 19% in 2016, according to the American Indian College Fund. The College Fund, a charity that serves Native Americans, links the […]

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by Jamal Eric Watson

AERA’s annual meeting—which has become the go-to place for scholars pursuing cutting-edge research in a diverse array of areas such as language literacy and digital learning to early and higher education—will honor this group of scholars for their outstanding scholarship and service at the organization’s fourth annual Awards Luncheon. Founded in 1916, AERA is the […]

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by Lois Elfman

As the academic landscape evolves, non-tenure-track faculty see a boost in their impact as well as job longevity.

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by Catherine Morris

The uncertainty surrounding the south Chicago institution’s future can be demoralizing, CSU students said.

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by Kenneth J. Cooper

Two dissident members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have accused the University of Connecticut of promoting “racial isolation” by planning a space to increase the low retention of African American male students.

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by Catherine Morris

According to UMKC, the university is concerned primarily with providing full access to all members of the community, and that Education Trust’s numbers do not tell the full story.

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A Time to Shine

In this issue: Dr. Yi-Chun Tricia Lin working to raise profile of North American Asian issues within women's studies.


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Fight for the Diversity Vote Intensifies as Week’s Primaries Focus on Michigan and Mississippi

Fight for the Diversity Vote Intensifies as Week’s Primaries Focus on Michigan and Mississippi

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Late last week, Def Jam entrepreneur Russell Simmons announced he was supporting Hillary Clinton after reaching out to Bernie Sanders.

Supreme Court Nomination Drama Just Latest Slight Aimed at Obama

Supreme Court Nomination Drama Just Latest Slight Aimed at Obama

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Just when you thought that the level of mean-spirited arrogance directed toward President Obama could not get any more disgraceful, a new example comes along.

Yes, Black History Month is Relevant

Yes, Black History Month is Relevant

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In various quarters of the nation, people will engage in various celebrations and acknowledgments of the history of people of African descent.

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Complete College America, dedicated to improving graduation rates nationally, has dubbed remedial education a “bridge to nowhere” because the majority of students who begin remedial education never make it to credit-bearing courses.

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by Catherine Morris

The uncertainty surrounding the south Chicago institution’s future can be demoralizing, CSU students said.

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By Associated Press DETROIT — Detroit will start using state education tax dollars to fund a program that will pay for two years of community college for the city’s high school graduates. Detroit Promise scholarships will be available to students starting in 2018. The program follows promise zone legislation passed years ago by state lawmakers […]

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by Catherine Morris

League of Innovation leaders debate issues that will affect the new generation of community college leaders during a recent forum in Chicago.

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by Catherine Morris

The Innovations conference’s opening general session in Chicago on Sunday focused on the growing trend to offer baccalaureate degrees at select community colleges across the country.

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Black Issues

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by Lydia Lum

Many of the Black and Hispanic undergraduates majoring in sciences at the two most selective University of California campuses during the 1990s might have been better off academically and financially if they had attended lower-ranked UC counterparts.

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by Marybeth Gasman, John Smith and Maya Minter

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have a longstanding commitment to social justice issues—such as educational equity and opportunity.

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Asian American Issues

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by Lois Elfman

North American Asian feminists increase their influence through courses that explore their unique history and experiences.

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Latino Issues

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by Clenora Hudson-Weems

Student unrest and campus activism historically has been responsible in many ways for bringing about justifiable and positive changes in academe.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Eleven institutions of higher education are joining an Education Trust-led initiative meant to improve graduation rates for underrepresented minority students.

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American Indian Issues

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by Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University faculty members are scheduled to vote this week on whether to rename the holiday once known on campus as Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. The Ivy League university in 2009 dropped the Columbus Day designation and changed the name of the holiday to Fall Weekend. But some people think […]

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by Gavin Clarkson and Joseph Scott Gladstone

Outside of tribal colleges, Native American student representation in four-year colleges is appallingly low—0.9 percent. It is even lower, 0.5 percent, at the graduate level.

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