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.
A philanthropist surprised Morehouse College graduates at commencement by announcing he would pay off their student loans. But one person—even a very generous one—can only do so much.
The president of Howard University argues that “it is a danger to the national interest to not invest in these institutions.”
Washington State decided to let colleges use race in admissions decisions. But the public might change its mind.
The senator and presidential candidate says America needs to reform how it funds schools, but the details of any alternative approach are scant.