VA Rep. Scott argues for SCOTUS to uphold college affirmative action policies
U.S. House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott of Virginia has filed a brief along with 64 other House Democrats urging the Supreme Court to uphold the role that race plays in college admission policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina.
West Virginia University looks to help neighboring Kentucky in aftermath of deadly flooding
Massive flooding in neighboring Kentucky and its grim aftermath are resonating at West Virginia University, where an effort is underway on the Morgantown campus to provide relief from a disaster that has left at least 37 dead and entire communities reeling.
Staffing shortages are plaguing Tennessee HBCUs, and that’s making it harder for students to graduate
Like many K-12 schools across the state, Tennessee’s historically Black colleges are in a staffing crisis. It’s a years-long problem that has affected how fast students can get their financial aid and housing applications processed.
Many graduates would like a college do-over — and would change careers
Out of 2,000 adults surveyed, 73% agree that college is important to educate people about adult life beyond the classroom, with a little under half saying they want to try college again to gain more life lessons according to OnePoll.
Federal student loans are costing the government billions, report finds
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a bleak report that found after programmatic changes, including the current moratorium on payments for all federal student loans, and economic factors were taken into account, federal direct student loans will cost the federal government $197 billion.