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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.
Median earnings for adults with professional degrees are almost twice as high as those for bachelor’s degree holders.
Spending on instructional materials decreased more than 30 percent in Oklahoma and Kentucky over the past 15 years.
In the wake of March Madness, Urban Institute researchers reflect on the financial costs of intercollegiate sports.
Changing the definition of an "education desert" reveals different areas that lack access to education.

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