Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Who Will Benefit Under President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness?

While President Biden’s plans to eliminate student loan debt will be a reprieve for many federal loan borrowers, private loan recipients can still explore their options for better repayment options.

Capitol Attack and 2011 UC Davis Protests, Compared

The scene at the 2011 UC Davis protest was very different from the January 6 chaos in Washington, DC, but the differences are instructive.

The SAT Eliminated Its Essay. Now What?

While the SAT essay is no more, students still need to demonstrate competence in essay composition and proofreading, and educators still need to ensure that students can develop cogent, evidence-based, and persuasive arguments.

Why the Test Prep Industry Must Focus on Equity of Access

SAT and ACT scores correlate with family income and wealth, reflecting higher-income students' many academic advantages. Test prep companies must address this opportunity gap.

Things Chinese College Students Say About Trump

In China, many college students see Trump's presidency as an extension of America's desperate clinging to its imperial legacy.

White Teachers Claiming To Be Black: ‘Cultural Appropriators’ or Seriously Ill?

Mental health issues can explain why two white college teachers have assumed false identities and portrayed themselves as people of color.

College Students, the Pandemic Is Not All About Us

It's hard for students to come to terms with the fact that they didn’t get to 'properly' celebrate their senior year of college, but commencements are only postponed.

Coronavirus Brings Higher Education to Brink of Collapse

Without government intervention, coronavirus and the economic crisis it has spurred will bring higher education as we know it to the brink of collapse.