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Experts consider new ways to help high school and college students discern their vocations and pursue fulfilling careers in an age where job prospects are evolving
“Legacy kids have lived, on average, some of the most advantaged lives of all of these applicants. They don’t need a thumb on the scale."
Tips and insight from experts about the impacts of online bullying in children
New research on SAT/ACT test scores reveals stark inequalities in academic achievement based on wealth
A look back at some of the most memorable education stories of the past year
"My worry is that if we get rid of the SAT, you’re getting rid of the only way that a low-income student who’s academically talented has to distinguish themselves. Getting rid of the SAT means those people don’t have the opportunity to be noticed. I don’t think the SAT is perfect, but I think the problem isn’t the test. The problem is everything that happens before the test."
"In an ideal world, we would see people questioning higher education and simultaneously getting a lot of support for career pathways and other career and trade opportunities in K-12. I’m not sure, for the lowered interest in higher education, we are simultaneously seeing that kind of investment, culturally as well as practically."
Visiting Professor Brian Rosenberg addresses the cultural and structural factors that impede significant transformations in higher education
With Camp Harvard, Ed.L.D. student is all in for K–12
Members of the HGSE community share titles that inform and provide new perspectives
Two financial columnists join Education Now to explore how to teach kids about money and finances.
A panel of educators discuss the impact affirmative action's end has on new college applicants
The impact of the Supreme Court's decision to end race conscious admissions and the future of diversity work on college campuses
"American higher education certainly has its problems. But the bad vibes around college threaten to obscure an important economic reality: Most young people are still far better off with a four-year college degree than without one."
An eye-opening presentation sheds new light on elite admissions practices in higher education
“Student loan repayments can be humane and sensitive to people’s financial situation. And the more simple and automatic it is, the more effective it’s going to be.”
How higher education has reacted to the end of affirmative action and the path forward for equity
Professor David Deming speaks on the Plain English podcast about what his latest study tells us about college, fairness, and the American dream.
"Sure, it’s a tiny slice of schools, but having representation is important, and this shows how much of a difference the Ivies make: The political elite, the economic elite, the intellectual elite are coming out of these schools."
"The largest concern is the implication for high school students, especially students of color. This message potentially, if it’s not mediated by a lot of adults and educators, is going to have a disastrous effect on the college-going aspirations of Black and Latinx students. And then ultimately, that will have an impact on our campuses and on our workforce and our citizenry."
Lessons Learned — with Professor Richard Light
Longtime radio host shares what he’s learned from his incarcerated students
Max Tang is helping other community college students navigate the move to a four-year school