More Than One Out Of Five College Students Won’t Return This Fall

By Justine Coleman, The Hill. -

More than 1 in 5 college students reported they do not plan to enroll in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll released Wednesday. A College Reaction-Axios [...]

The University Community As A Microcosm Of The National Economy

By Harry Targ, Diary of a Heartland Radical. -

In sum, MMT suggests that the printing of money can be calibrated to the fulfillment of short and long term needs.  Money could and should be provided for health care for all, support for [...]

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

"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, -

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, -

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 [...]

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