Court Sets Narrow Standard in Application of Title lX
Decision could minimize colleges’ and universities’ responsibility for victims of sexual misconduct.
Concern Over Decline in National Reading Scores
On nation's report card, two out of three children did not meet the standards for reading proficiency.
Border Studies: Beyond the Boundaries of a Single Discipline
In our increasingly interconnected world, the symbolic and material effects of borders and bordering have generated growing interest from scholars across the humanities and social sciences, leading to the emergence, in the last few decades, of border studies as a major field of pedagogy. The burgeoning field of border studies encompasses a broad range of... Read More
Who Are Today’s College Students? The Marginalized Majority
Given the depiction of the American college experience in television, movies, and the nightly news, you might think typical high school seniors spend months visiting prospective colleges; writing and rewriting admissions essays; practicing, taking, and retaking standardized tests; and nervously waiting to see if they have been admitted to one or more of the top... Read More
Professor Wins Tenure-Denial Case at SF State
Appeals court rules college retaliated against faculty member for discrimination complaint.
Harvard University’s Use of Affirmative Action Upheld
Judge says admissions policy helped achieve a level of diversity that wouldn't have been possible otherwise.
Gavin Newsom Passes Bill to Compensate College Athletes
College athletes in California will be able to profit from the use of their personal brand through endorsement deals.
Rethinking Vocational Education
It’s no secret: even as college enrollment rates are climbing, the American public is growing increasingly disillusioned with higher education’s rising costs and dubious returns on investment. Yet in an ever more interconnected world, the need to become a globally competitive, highly credentialed worker often eclipses individual desires to pursue alternative paths. One such alternative... Read More
Getting the Most out of Study Abroad
Study abroad is an incredible growth opportunity. Living in a different part of the world allows you not only to discover a new place but also to build cultural understanding, establish new connections, advance profoundly in language and communication ability (especially if that part of the world speaks a language other than English), and acquire... Read More
The School Lunch Debt Crisis Across the Country
A radio segment about how the growing issue of school lunch debt affects parents and children across the country.