What’s Got MDC Buzzing?
Sometimes you just can’t write another summary statement. Sometimes you can only write mediocre haiku. All the more reason for you to click through and read the articles that inspired our 5-7-5.
Separate and Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege,” the new report from Anthony Carnevale and Jeff Strohl at Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce; solid commentary here from Inside Higher Ed’s Doug Lederman
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Matt Reed’s take on assumptions about what makes “high-quality education” in the Carnevale and Strohl report via “Confessions of a Community College Dean” at Inside Higher Ed
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Richard Pérez-Peña in the New York Times on the break-down of need-based aid at competitive private colleges
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Félix Matos Rodríguez responding to that Century Foundation report (link above) and the difference between per-pupil support at community colleges and private colleges
Ed Trust’s new brief on improving minority student college graduation rates.
Working Economics blog has a neat graph showing how specific government programs have an effect on the Supplemental Poverty Measure. It’s all tied to this week’s “War on Poverty” progress report to the House’s Committee on the Budget.