Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass.
For years, immigration agents targeted people at businesses, but in recent years, knocking on the doors of houses and apartments has become more common.
The candidate has struggled to attract black voters, but now he has a robust plan to signal his commitment to helping them.
But no one can agree on just how many. Now lawmakers are introducing a bill to change that.
Many 2020 Democrats agree that school segregation is a significant problem, but not all of them want the federal government to step in.
And university budgets are suffering as a result.
Federal investigators detailed dangerous overcrowding and long detention times at Border Patrol facilities in Texas.
Paying for college is becoming more difficult. So is justifying the full-freight cost of some private institutions.
The college-completion gap between rural and urban residents is widening.
And the country’s
The senator, alongside Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, announced legislation to cancel all student-loan debt and make college debt-free.
The issue makes the occasional blip in the national conversation. Yet in communities that have been fighting inequality for generations, it is more like the steady thumping of a drum.
Thirty years ago, the reverend made reparations for slavery core to his presidential campaigns. Now he’s watching as the House grapples with a proposal to study their feasibility.
The college has rescinded an admissions offer to Kyle Kashuv, a Parkland survivor and conservative activist.
At Sidwell Friends, the high school of Chelsea Clinton and the Obama children, college counselors find themselves besieged by Ivy-obsessed families.
In just over a decade, Democratic Party leaders have gone from advocating modest increases in Pell grants to pushing for large-scale debt cancellation.
Violence in the spring of 1969 marred the commencement festivities for that year’s North Carolina A&T graduates. This year, they finally got to celebrate.
The restaurant’s contest to pay off student loans is the latest offer to treat the idea of debt relief as a sweepstakes that only a lucky few can win.
Rich kids are enrolled in college at three times the rate of poor kids.
The Massachusetts senator is betting big on higher-education funding.
Residents of the majority-white southeast corner of Baton Rouge want to make their own city, complete with its own schools, breaking away from the majority-black parts of town.