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College offers far more than a career path
by washingtonpost.com - Jay Mathews: Class Struggle
Aug 26, 2021
“My favorite teacher, Patrick Welsh, wrote an intriguing essay for USA Today about what he considers an overabundance of high school students going on to college. The same sentiments were expressed in a well-phrased letter from Eugene Morgan of Wheaton, published on The Post's editorial page June 20.”
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Books at home push kids toward more schooling
by washingtonpost.com - Jay Mathews: Class Struggle
Jul 22, 2021
“My wife's parents did not go to college. Linda's father was a carpenter. Her mother was an aircraft assembly line worker. They grew up in Oklahoma farming families, married, moved to Southern California and raised their children in blue-collar neighborhoods full of families just like theirs.”
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Historically Black Colleges Finally Get the Spotlight
by NYT > Education
Jul 20, 2021
“There are star hirings and hundreds of millions in donations. But not every institution is sharing in the bounty, and some are struggling to survive.”
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Texas Senate declares war on history
by CNN.com - RSS Channel - HP Hero
Jul 19, 2021
“In certain states, we are witnessing a dangerous, all-out assault on how elementary and high school students will be taught the history of racism and civil rights in the United States. And it's only a matter of time before this campaign reaches our college campuses.”
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Indiana University Can Require Students to Get Coronavirus Vaccines
by NYT > Education
Jul 19, 2021
“A federal judge upheld the school’s mandate. But an appeal is on the way, and the mandates remain divisive across the country.”
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Boston Overhauls Admissions to Exclusive Exam Schools
by NYT > Education
Jul 18, 2021
“A new policy will increase representation of Black and Latino students in the prestigious public schools, which serve as a gateway to elite colleges.”
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