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Hard Truths That Higher Education Has Evaded for Too Long

In a January 10, 2023 opinion piece in Inside Higher Ed, University of Texas professor Steven Mintz calls for those who care about American higher education to acknowledge a series of hard and unpleasant truths:

  • Postsecondary education in the U.S. relegates the students with the greatest needs to the most under-resourced institutions.
  • High performing Black and Hispanic students are less likely to earn a college degree than comparable white or Asian American students.