A record number of women are competing for the presidential nomination in 2020, but gender bias stands to affect their chances of election.
Misguided admissions practices and growing inequality in funding are splitting the public higher education system, which serves more than three-quarters of all college students, into two separate and unequal tracks.
In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses how associate’s degree holders have reaped the most from job growth in middle-skills positions. Schwartz cites the Georgetown CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs: High School, Middle Skills, and Bachelor’s Degree.”
The promise of American higher education is to promote human flourishing and equal opportunities to students of all backgrounds. But what we see in today’s colleges is a far cry from a united path to prosperity—it’s a chasm demarcated by race. So, how did that promise become racially separate and unequal tracks? Beginning in the 1990s, Whites fled the underfunded…