Rigged College Admissions: One Aspect Of Rampant Social Inequity

By Leo Gerard, The National Memo. -

The children of working stiffs learned a brutal lesson this week as federal prosecutors criminally charged rich people with buying admission to elite universities for their less-than-stellar [...]

Today’s College Students Are Paying More For Less

By Lawrence Wittner, History News Network -

Despite the soaring costs of attending American colleges and universities, their students are receiving an education that falls far short of the one experienced by earlier generations. The [...]

How Higher Education Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

By Debra Leigh Scott, Junct Rebellion -

The ruination of higher education has taken about a generation. Will we be able to undo this damage? Can we force refunding of our public educational system? Can we professionalize faculty, drive [...]

A California Trend Worth Catching: College For All

By Chuck Collins, Otherwords.org -

America's left coast is showing how to break up concentrated wealth and fund higher education for all. California can be an annoyingly trendy state. Think avocado toast, In-N-Out Burger, [...]

College Could Be Free In America If Corporations Paid Reagan-Era Taxes

By Shahien Nasiripour, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Shahien Nasiripour for The Huffington Post - If corporations paid the same tax rate as they did under Ronald Reagan, governments in the U.S. would have enough money to fund prekindergarten for [...]

College Students Support Professor On Leave For Views

By Ehab Zahriyeh, www.america.aljazeera.com -

By Ehab Zahriyeh for Aljazeera - Dozens of students at Wheaton College in suburban Chicago protested on Monday against the school's move to terminate an associate professor who said Christians [...]

CUNY-Educated Judge Punishes Attorney That Helped Students

By Mitchel Cohen, www.queensfreepress.com -

By Mitchel Cohen for Queens Free Press - New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is one of 154 City University of New York alumni, faculty and community members calling on the federal [...]

First-Ever March For Free College Expands To Nearly 100 Campuses

By Amanda Girard, www.usuncut.com -

By Amanda Girard for US Uncut - On November 12, thousands of college students in nearly 100 cities are walking out of class to demand tuition-free public college, a cancellation of all student [...]

College Has Gotten 12 Times More Expensive in One Generation

By Katie Rose Quandt, www.motherjones.com -

By Katie Rose Quandt in Mother Jones. In the 2012-13 school year, first-year, on-campus tuition averaged $43,000 at four-year, private schools and $21,700 at in-state public schools. It wasn't [...]

Faculty Join Fast Food in the Fight for $15

By Justin Miller, www.prospect.org -

Higher education institutions in the United States employ more than a million adjunct professors. This new faculty majority, about 70 percent of the faculty workforce, is doing the heavy lifting [...]

Mentor Program Helps Children Of Incarcerated Parents Go To College

By Eleanor J. Bader, www.truth-out.org -

"LearnServe was an after-school program for high school sophomores and juniors who were identified as leaders in their schools and who were also interested in social change," Arrington told [...]

500 Students Occupy Building At UC Davis Over Tuition Increases

By Mike Luery, www.kcra.com -

More than 500 students mobilized Tuesday and took over the UC Davis administration building for about an hour to protest a proposed tuition hike by the UC Board of Regents. The students chanted, [...]

48th Anniversary Of Founding Of The Black Panther Party

By Sharmini Peries, www.therealnews.com -

The Black Panther Party grew out of the disappointment of the civil rights movement and its failure to make really significant changes. I think initially, from, like, the early '50s on up to the [...]

Why Campus Administrators Make So Much Money?

By Lawrence S. Wittner, www.hnn.us -

The soaring incomes of campus administrators are paralleled by their soaring numbers. Between 1993 and 2009, their numbers reportedly increased by 60 percent, to 230,000―ten times the rate of [...]

Lawyers Petition To Rescind John Yoo’s Endowed Chair

By Sarah Rockwood, www.dailycal.org -

UC Berkeley students, alumni and a group of lawyers in the Bay Area initiated an online petition last week to rescind UC Berkeley School of Law professor John Yoo’s recent faculty chair [...]

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