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What NSF’s new diversity grants say about attempts to help minority students

For Hodapp, the new grant means ... pursuing a three-pronged attempt to improve the skills of STEM faculty members at dozens of universities in mentoring minority students, grow the ranks of minority ... read more

How liberals learned to love federalism

For many liberals, the ideal of state and local independence was permanently tainted by Southern states’ “massive resistance” to federal attempts ... federal grants for nearly a third of their total ... read more

Affirmative Action: What It Is and How it Works

On August 1, The New ... say?Opponents of affirmative action believe the policy is outdated and no longer necessary, and that it leads to reverse discrimination by disadvantaging majority groups, like ... read more

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Will the New SAT Promote Diversity?

The College Board, which designs and administers the SAT, recently redesigned the test in an attempt ... "Our diversity has gone up 58 percent. We've also seen a doubling of low-income, ... read more

Want to be a cop? Sacramento State launches job path for police, CHP hopefuls

Minority students constituted nearly 70 percent of U.S. students last fall at Sacramento State, according to campus data. “We strive to mirror the community we serve,” Fenner said. “CSUS reflects the ... read more

College of Charleston presidential finalist Martha Saunders talks about academic freedom, funding, diversity and a merger with MUSC

Most questions were about academic freedom, higher-education funding, diversity ... research grants and partnerships with businesses. Saunders also said she would try to raise scholarship money to ... read more

To attract more blacks and Hispanics to STEM, universities must address racial issues on campus

For Young, who is black and whose high school in Spring Valley, New York was almost entirely African-American and Hispanic, “the lack of diversity ... students of color. Freshman Keandre Williams says ... read more

Restore maintenance grants for poorest students to boost diversity on campus, university boss says

Ministers and the Office for Students (OfS) have criticised top universities for not making enough progress in their attempts to admit ... Department for Education to help boost student diversity and ... read more

When it comes to diversity grants, NIH hopes bigger is better

Each of 10 BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) awards, ranging from $17 million to $24 million over 5 years, will fund partnerships among several institutions to attract and retain ... read more

New App Matches Students' Interests With Careers

Now there is a new, free app to help students ... Not knowing what to major in can be a source of stress for students, and Compass Lite is an attempt to help them think about career matches earlier, ... read more

The Data Are Damning: How Race Influences School Funding

PHILADELPHIA—In America, schools with a lot of minority students are chronically underfunded ... in the state’s school funding appropriation. Mosenkis says that the current plan and new formula would ... read more

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

The Starkville Foundation for Public Education, funded by donations from local residents, gave frequent grants to Starkville teachers to purchase new ... of the minority students desegregation is ... read more

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