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New York City’s new school chancellor Richard Carranza has vowed to enact policies that will alleviate school segregation.
Gainful employment regulations protect students from exploitation by institutions that do not provide meaningful educational opportunities.
New evidence reveals characteristics of borrowers who default on their student loans and the consequences of defaulting.
Pilot schools in New York City created "set-asides" that reserved seats for certain groups of students.
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement means that the days of considering race in college admissions are likely limited.
Average annual borrowing is about three times as high for graduate students as for undergraduates.
The federal government provides loans to students to attend colleges from which most students fail to graduate or have low earnings, even with a degree.
It's easy to exaggerate how much changes in appropriations explain and are reflected in tuition increases.
Research on how to maximize the effectiveness and equity of public preschool has not kept pace with the growth of these programs.

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