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Socioeconomic Diversity

A Trip to South Africa -- Travel and You Shall See

Annika Ziehen | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Annika Ziehen

When politics and its impact on South Africans of all colors come up, I sit back and listen more than I talk. While I do call this country my home, it is technically not, so what do I really know of its issues?

When Rich And Poor Learn Together, Kids Win

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics

With all the roadblocks thrown up by the Supreme Court, should school systems still try to pursue diversity? One district in North Carolina said yes a...

Affirmative Action Currently Fails Its Mission

Wyatt Troia | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Wyatt Troia

To truly level the playing field, we need to reweigh racial and socioeconomic admissions preferences to reflect their relative contributions to educational disadvantage.

Improving Socioeconomic Diversity at Top Colleges and Universities

Catharine Hill | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Catharine Hill

Our most significant policy challenge of the last few years has been weighing the social good of ensuring that qualified applicants can afford to attend against the fiscal constraints, worsened by the recession.

Working-Class Students Undervalued At Colleges Nationwide?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Peter Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's hard to spot one of the most underrepresented minority groups at many four-year colleges: students and faculty members from the working class. ...