By Andrew McGill, The Atlantic
Over the past 20 years, black enrollment in colleges and universities has skyrocketed. It’s a huge success story, one that’s due to the hard work of black families, college admissions officers, and education advocates. But at top-tier universities in the United States, it’s a different story. There, the share of students who are black has actually dropped since 1994.
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- Rising Tide: Do College Grad Rate Gains Benefit All Students? (The Education Trust)
- Black students are drastically underrepresented at top public colleges, data show (The Hechinger Report)
- How elite private colleges might serve black students better (The Hechinger Report)
- Study Shows Graduation Rates Doesn't Always Benefit Minorities (Inside Higher Ed)
- Tradition of Exclusion at PWIs Harmful for Diversity (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
- Want More Innovation? Get More Diversity (The Chronicle of Higher Education)