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Hebel, Sara – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Never before has a college degree been more essential to an individual's prosperity in the United States. Nor have colleges ever been asked to play a more crucial part in preparing citizens for a global economy. Yet finding a way to erase persisting inequities in who earns a college degree has proved difficult. With a new generation that is more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Immigrants, Access to Education, Equal Education
Fischer, Karin; Hebel, Sara – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Legislatures are set to convene in January in 43 states. This article presents the key issues that are expected to be debated by legislatures in states this year. These issues include: (1) Annulment of a controversial law in Texas that guarantees students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high-school classes admission to any public…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Tuition, Immigrants, Public Colleges