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50 Years of Access in Jeopardy

by Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh | March 15, 2016 Voting rights, money to attend college and diversity are so common today that many of us forget Read more

Defending Test-optional Policies in Colleges and Universities

by Briana O’Neal | January 24, 2016
Both the ACT and SAT serve as a barrier to college access for low-income, first-generation and [...] Read more

Title IX Exclusion and Marginalization Needs to Change

by Jacqueline McDowell | January 19, 2016
We have a law that was meant to protect many, but is too focused on a few — those participati [...] Read more

Diversity in the Teaching Workforce: False Choices and Faulty Tactics

by Kate Walsh | October 19, 2015
Teacher diversity is crucial to a student’s success in the classroom, yet attracting and reta [...] Read more

Franklin Pierce University Makes Test Scores Optional

by Associated Press | August 30, 2015
Franklin Pierce University is joining a growing list of schools that no longer require most app [...] Read more

K-12 System Not Preparing Students for Life After High School

by Diverse Staff | August 26, 2015
The ACT’s new report on College and Career Readiness for 2015 shows that a significant percen [...] Read more

Court Backs Wichita State University in Lawsuit Over Test

by Associated Press | August 25, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided with Wichita State University in a lawsuit brought by a stude [...] Read more

ADA at 25: Making Life Accessible

by The Associated Press | July 28, 2015
Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. [...] Read more

Black Students Lagging in College Readiness Despite Taking Prep Courses

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 27, 2015
Even when African-American students complete the recommended “core or more” college readine [...] Read more

Low-income Students’ ACT Scores Continue to Lag

by Diverse Staff | July 20, 2015
Half of the low-income students failed to meet any of the four key test benchmarks, indicating [...] Read more

New Congressional Proposal for ‘Free’ College Expected Today

by Catherine Morris | July 7, 2015
The America’s College Promise Act would provide a federal match of $3 for every $1 invested b [...] Read more

Vermont to Provide In-state College Tuition to Veterans

by Associated Press | July 5, 2015
Vermont is providing in-state tuition to its public colleges and university to military veteran [...] Read more

Study: Parents’ Education Key Factor in Student Achievement

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 25, 2015
When it comes to meeting “college readiness benchmarks” on the ACT, first-generation colle [...] Read more

Dylann Roof is a Racist and Terrorist. Period.

by | June 22, 2015
The sad and sobering truth is that this is hardly the first time that a Black church has been t [...] Read more

Killings in Charleston Put Race Relations in U.S. to Test

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Racial tension in this country became the focal point of discussion last week with the killing [...] Read more
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