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The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.
In The Tyranny of the Meritocracy, Lani Guinier argues that the SATs have become “accurate reflectors of wealth and little else.”
Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies face indifference—or worse—from administrators.
Under the spurious claim of protecting “civility,” the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has caved in to the McCarthyite bullying of the Israel lobby.
Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?
Stories about Millennials’ character flaws aren’t just wrong; they’re cover for the real perpetrators of crimes against the future.
Our communities are bearing the brunt of gun violence while corporate executives reap the financial rewards.
The fate of Carole Vance and Kim Hopper should worry everyone who wants academics to play a larger role in public debates.
Why university presidents Drew Gilpin Faust and Christina Paxson were wrong to reject calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.
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