- Financial Emergencies Can Be Catastrophic for Low-Income Students. A Start-Up Wants to Help.A company called Edquity wants to connect students with emergency financial-aid money. Its very focus says a lot about the state of American higher ed. Â
- A Tech-Based Model to Teach Math Has Spread Across Higher Education. But for Some Students, Could It Do More Harm Than Good?The âemporiumâ approach has drawn national attention and support from deep-pocketed foundations. But two new studies raise questions about whether this model of mathematics instruction works well for academically challenged students.
- Rutgers Chancellor Apologizes After Body-Cam Footage Shows Her Berating Campus Police OfficersNancy Cantorâs tirade was caught on tape after she was asked to wait at the scene of a fender bender.
- ‘No Exceptions, No Questions Asked’: Progressives Propose Legislation Canceling All Student-Loan DebtSen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar will introduce bills to forgive $1.6 trillion for 45 million Americans and make public colleges free. But scholars dispute whether a blanket fix would be best.
- Faculty Steps Up Complaints Against a President Accused of Discrimination and Unethical BehaviorThe board of Mercer County Community College, in New Jersey, has so far stood behind Jianping Wangâs leadership, but a spokesman appealed for patience âwhile this process unfolds.â
- Who Would SAT-Only Admissions Help? White, Affluent StudentsRemoving all other factors from the process, says a report, would make the most selective colleges less racially diverse and âeven more aristocratic.â