Day: July 30, 2012

Student Voices
Affirmative Action for Colleges?

President Obama issued an executive order on Thursday that created an specific educational initiative for African-Americans. Dubbed the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans, the program aims to increase black children’s access to quality instructors and educational programs from kindergarten to college. While Obama’s professed goal of equal access to a quality education […]

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The Senate’s Assault on For-Profits

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions released  a massive and negative report today on the for-profit college industry. In explaining why more than half of students leave for-profit colleges after a median of four months, the report’s main contention is that “Congress has failed to counterbalance investor demands for increased financial returns with […]

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