Tag: College

Racism in Grade School And Its Damaging Long-Term Effects

According to a March 2014 report released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, more Black students are severely punished at school than white students despite the fact that more white students are enrolled in schools. The study reveals that this begins as early as preschool: “Black…

Court Upholds Race in College Admissions

By Chris Hoenig After the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back for further scrutiny, a federal appeals court in Texas has again upheld the use of race as a consideration in college admissions. Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas at Austin after her admissions application was rejected in…

Secretary of Education Duncan Joins HACU to Discuss College Costs

Last month, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) hosted a roundtable featuring U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and leaders of more than a dozen Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) to discuss President Obama’s commitment to make college more affordable. Below is a letter from President & CEO Antonio R….