Posts Tagged Education

Voting by mail in Oregon.

Beyond Trump and Clinton: What’s at Stake On This November’s Ballot?

It’s hard after last week’s debate (or after the past six months) to imagine there’s anything at stake in the polls this November other than stopping the inevitable apocalypse that would await us should Donald Trump win (or lose, for that matter). But, in truth, there’s a lot more at stake on your ballot than your choice of Commander-in-Chief. And we’re here to help.

It’s hard after last week’s debate (or after the past six months) to imagine there’s anything at stake in the polls this November other than stopping the inevitable apocalypse that would await us should Donald Trump win ...

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Our Shackles Aren’t Invisible or An Illusion: A Response to Gina Rodriguez

Earlier this summer, Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez teamed up with Clinique for their “Difference Maker” campaign. In the promotional video for the campaign, Gina shares her success story, hoping to inspire other young, disadvantaged kids like herself. A colored pencil, a yellow highlighter, a stack of books, and other school supplies flash across the screen and an empty notebook suggests that our lives, like Gina’s, are bursting with potential; it is simply up to us to direct them.

Earlier this summer, Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez teamed up with Clinique for their “Difference Maker” campaign. In the promotional video for the campaign, Gina shares her success story, hoping to inspire other young, disadvantaged kids ...

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Harvard votes to sanction exclusive all-male social clubs; Reina does a happy dance

This week in things that delight me, the powers that be at Harvard University, my alma mater and one of the world’s most egregious producers of men wearing salmon shorts who are on their way to Wall Street, just voted to sanction members of unrecognized single-gender organizations.

This week in things that delight me, the powers that be at Harvard University, my alma mater and one of the world’s most egregious producers of men wearing salmon shorts who are on their way to ...

gender gap in graduate earnings at top colleges

Chart of the Day: The most elite colleges have the biggest gender pay gaps for alums

The Department of Education recently released a slew of data on graduation rates, student debt, and earnings by alums of all the colleges and universities in the US. One finding: At all the top-ranked schools, there was a significant gender gap in students’ earnings 10 years after graduation.

The Department of Education recently released a slew of data on graduation rates, student debt, and earnings by alums of all the colleges and universities in the US. One finding: At all the top-ranked schools, there was a ...

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Photo of the Day: Born out of fields

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

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