19 octobre 2017

Charlottesville: White educators need to fight racism every day

The ConversationLike many people, I watched the news coming out of Charlottesville this weekend in horror. Future generations will ask about this moment, wondering: How did this happen? What did you do to resist. More...

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Asian America needs affirmative action in higher education

The ConversationAffirmative action is back in the news, as The New York Times reported that the Trump administration is taking a look at the pending case against Harvard University’s affirmative action admissions policies. More...

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The missing elements in the debate about affirmative action and Asian-American students

The ConversationMedia reports have stated that the Justice Department under President Donald Trump is planning to investigate a complaint of discrimination against Harvard University brought by a coalition of Asian-American groups. More...

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18 octobre 2017

Addressing Passive Racism in the Academy

While most people working in higher education can agree that the racism on display in Charlottesville is morally reprehensible, the whole incident has made me reflect on what we - as white faculty and administrators - are doing to to address the passive racism that occurs in the academy every day. More...

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14 octobre 2017

Union Alumni Blast Anti-Gay Nashville Statement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Alumni of Union University, in Tennessee, have issued a statement objecting to the university's president and three faculty members signing the Nashville Statement, a recent statement by evangelical leaders attacking same-sex marriage and questioning whether supporters of equal marriage rights for gay and lesbian people can be good Christians. More...

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ACT Scores Are Up

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT scores are up this year, but the scores of black and Latino students and those who did not complete recommended college preparatory courses remain behind those of other students. More...

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13 octobre 2017

'Should I Try to Be Less Asian?'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Experts at NACAC meeting say perceptions of bias against Asian-American applicants, even if false, have an impact. More...

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New SAT, Old Gaps on Race

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups. More...

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12 octobre 2017

When Your Students Attend White Supremacist Rallies

HomeBy Nick Roll. Some of those photographed in Charlottesville are students at various colleges, which are now being called on to denounce -- or in some cases expel -- those pictured. More...

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Insensitive or Racist?

HomeBy Nick Roll. Study finds that students who deliver microaggressions are also likely to harbor racist attitudes. More...

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