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Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies

May 19th, 2019 by schoolbound

Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases.


His Father Paid $400,000 to Get Him Into Georgetown. Now He’s Suing the School.

May 19th, 2019 by schoolbound

Two months after the scandal broke, Georgetown said it planned to dismiss two students. One is suing, saying the university denied him due process.


SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race

May 19th, 2019 by schoolbound

The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.


Coming soon to the SAT: An ‘adversity score’ offering a snapshot of challenges students face

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Colleges that use the score, a single number from 1 to 100, will see it on a template called an “environmental context dashboard.” The idea is to help admissions officers understand the background of a student’s school and neighborhood.


Education is a hot topic for some candidates in the Democratic presidential field — and potential trouble for others

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Who’s proposed what in the world of education.


Why school integration works

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

What research shows about school integration that occurred after the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling, handed down 65 years ago.


‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention.


Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not to renew their contracts.


‘Threatening the Future’: The High Stakes of Deepening School Segregation

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

In a multiracial America, school segregation looks very different than it did in 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education. But it still persists.


Lessons From a Scandal: Colleges Quietly Tighten the Athletic Recruiting Process

May 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Some prominent universities implicated in the admissions scandal swiftly announced new layers of oversight. Dozens more did the same out of public view.