Students are calling for colleges and universities to prioritize equity in the admissions process and adopt test-optional policies for all applicants.
NEPC Resources on Higher Education
In this Q&A, NEPC Fellow Edward Garcia Fierros sheds light on the use and abuse of 504 plans, which played a prominent role in this year’s college admissions scandals.
A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report proposes 16 indicators to use when evaluating educational equity.
In the past decade, NEPC Fellow Jaime Del Razo has raised $94,000 in scholarship funds for undocumented students.
When it comes to March Madness, the real losses are in the classroom, not on the court. NEPC Fellow Shaun Harper explains.
Insights into the latest legal challenge to affirmative action in college admissions.
A recent Government Accountability Office report fosters greater understanding of the impact of poverty and race on students’ odds of attending college.
Looking for ways to liven up your syllabus this semester? Instructors share how they have used NEPC resources in the classroom.
Fifteen educational scholars have produced a collection of letters to President-elect Obama. Each letter briefly sets forth an idea or proposal to help create a more productive and equitable educational system. The letters cover the gamut of key policy issues facing the next administration, including reading instruction, No Child Left Behind, the expansion of preschool availability, charter schools, special education, the effects of poverty, and the teaching of English learners.
Publisher Journal of Philosophy of Education, 38(2)
Page Numbers 275-286
Publisher Educational Researcher, 29(8)
Page Numbers 1-15