As many as 95 percent of schools are out of reach for low-income students.
It’s harder for African Americans to climb the economic ladder, and to sustain their progress.
The administration has launched a multiyear racial and socioeconomic diversity plan, but a lot of students aren’t pleased.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the ousted top federal prosecutor for Chicago offered two different visions this week.
In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of defendants argued the state’s public-defender system is too underfunded and overworked to meet the Sixth Amendment’s standards.
The move revives questions about the independence of federal prosecutors from political interference.
Schools near Detroit have reworked curriculum to include both technical and soft skills.
The athletic programs at highly selective institutions are out of sync with the schools' missions.
The generous Grand Rapids resident and the tone-deaf Trump official
Why the immigration authorities ID search of a domestic flight at JFK is on weak legal ground.
What happened at Middlebury last week marks a shift in campus activism.
For decades, the United States has welcomed and benefitted from international scholars—but President Trump's travel ban puts that legacy at risk.
A new executive order issued on Monday tightens the scope of the controversial policy, excluding those who already hold valid visas.
At Central Michigan University, a group of college students from across the political spectrum meets every week to talk through their differences.
A new book challenges the popular understanding of how the U.S. prison population skyrocketed.
Calvin College is no fundamentalist Christian school.
Republican lawmakers in more than a dozen states are mulling bills that target recent protesting tactics.
The U.S. Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, overturns a death-penalty sentence after an expert witness testified the defendant was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black.
The Supreme Court considers a case involving a youth on the Mexican side of the border killed by an American border patrol agent on the U.S. side.
The Justice Department said Thursday it would issue a revised version of its controversial travel ban after federal judges blocked its implementation.