Grade Point: There’s an easy way to change college admissions so the top schools don’t have so many wealthy students

Campus child care made it possible for this young parent to graduate college. Now Trump wants to ax the program.; Yale dean placed on leave after writing about ‘white trash’ and other insulting comments; Higher education’s Macy’s problem; Trump and DeVos plan to reshape higher education finance. Here’s what it might mean for you.; U.S. Naval Academy plebes mark ‘milestone’ with grueling Sea Trials;
 
Grade Point
A higher education news blog
 
 
Campus child care made it possible for this young parent to graduate college. Now Trump wants to ax the program.
Child Care Access Means Parents in School is on the chopping block in the White House budget, but advocates say the initiatives needs more, not less, federal support.
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Yale dean placed on leave after writing about ‘white trash’ and other insulting comments
June Chu, the dean of a residential college, wrote “multiple reprehensible posts,” a senior university official says.
 
Higher education’s Macy’s problem
Sure, college tuition is rising. But so are discounts. And that threatens the bottom line.
 
Trump and DeVos plan to reshape higher education finance. Here’s what it might mean for you.
The full White House budget is proposing a raft of changes that could have significant impact on college students and graduates.
 
U.S. Naval Academy plebes mark ‘milestone’ with grueling Sea Trials
At Sea Trials, plebes at the U.S. Naval Academy work through a gauntlet of activities that stretch on for hours.
 
There’s an easy way to change college admissions so the top schools don’t have so many wealthy students
A former president of Vassar College writes her opinion about how colleges can build classes with more social and economic diversity.
 
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