Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass.
Like any grown-up bartering exchange, the Halloween candy trade is a delicate and complex affair that is influenced by the power dynamics of the room.
The city’s schools have been failing for decades. The state believes it can fix them by stepping in.
A battle over local control in a city that was the face of integration shows the extent of the new segregation problem in the U.S.
The Lifetime film adaptation barely had to make anything up.
A judge ruled that the university’s use of race in admissions was not discriminatory. But decades of case law have already severely limited the scope of such policies.
Candidates were given little time at the third presidential debate to discuss their proposals to transform college.
Guides are expected to serve as the face of the university and as an authentic voice for prospective students. Can they truly be both?
The governor agreed to halve his proposed budget cuts. But the school system still stands to lose $70 million.
Public schools’ dependence on local property taxes means some districts get isolated from the financial resources in their communities.
But it will take more than just talk to fix America’s schools.
When families try to game higher education, the neediest students suffer the most.
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