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Segregation Forever: New Report Shows Selective Universities Failing Black And Latino Students - Opinion Piece

Segregation Forever: New Report Shows Selective Universities Failin...

July 28, 2020

Stephen M. Gavazzi writes: The Education Trust released a report this month that presents extremely discouraging news regarding the number of Black and Latino students enrolled in America’s most selective universities. Using letter grades to indicate the relative diversity of each institution’s student body, a majority received F’s. Even more shockingly, in many cases the enrollment of Black and Latino students was worse than it was 20 years ago.
Stephen M. Gavazzi writes: The Education Trust released a report this month that presents extremely discouraging news regarding the number of Black and Latino students enrolled in America’s most selective universities. Using letter grades to indicate the relative diversity of each institution’s student body, a majority received F’s. Even more shockingly, in many cases the enrollment of Black and Latino students was worse than it was 20 years ago.

July 28, 2020

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The Washington Post

GOP Bill Ignores Calls for Extension on Federal Student Loan Payment Moratorium

GOP Bill Ignores Calls for Extension on Federal Student Loan Paymen...

July 28, 2020

Senate Republicans unveiled a $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill Monday that failed to extend the suspension of federal student loan payments beyond September, drawing the ire of consumer advocates who are urging Congress to offer more help to the 43 million Americans holding $1.6 trillion in education debt.
Senate Republicans unveiled a $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill Monday that failed to extend the suspension of federal student loan payments beyond September, drawing the ire of consumer advocates who are urging Congress to offer more help to the 43 million Americans holding $1.6 trillion in education debt.

July 28, 2020

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Inside Higher Ed

New International Students Barred From All-Online Classes

New International Students Barred From All-Online Classes

July 27, 2020

New U.S. immigration guidance clarifies that new international students -- unlike continuing international students -- cannot come to American colleges to take a "100 percent" online course load this fall.
New U.S. immigration guidance clarifies that new international students -- unlike continuing international students -- cannot come to American colleges to take a "100 percent" online course load this fall.

July 27, 2020

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The New York Times

Education Dept.’s Civil Rights Chief Steps Down Amid Controversy

Education Dept.’s Civil Rights Chief Steps Down Amid Controversy

July 27, 2020

Kenneth L. Marcus was nominated as the head of the Office of Civil Rights in the face of a chorus of opposition. He leaves after a tenure marked by dissension and disputes.
Kenneth L. Marcus was nominated as the head of the Office of Civil Rights in the face of a chorus of opposition. He leaves after a tenure marked by dissension and disputes.

July 27, 2020

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Politico

What to Expect As GOP Hammers Out Its Coronavirus Relief Package

What to Expect As GOP Hammers Out Its Coronavirus Relief Package

July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans are set to release, as early as today, their proposal for another round of coronavirus relief. Education funding has already been a point of contention in the negotiations as the Trump administration makes a concerted push to physically reopen schools this fall and seeks to advance some of its school choice policy agenda.
Senate Republicans are set to release, as early as today, their proposal for another round of coronavirus relief. Education funding has already been a point of contention in the negotiations as the Trump administration makes a concerted push to physically reopen schools this fall and seeks to advance some of its school choice policy agenda.

July 27, 2020

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