A focus on highly selective schools obscures the experience of the vast majority of American undergraduates.
Alia WongFor my latest piece, I crunched the numbers for all 2,500+ of the United States' 4-year colleges/unis to drive home a perennial reality: The media spends way too much time talking about "elite"/"Tier 1"/"competitive"—read: brand-name—schools.
A new study shows that growing up in an affluent neighborhood brings “compounding privileges”—especially for white residents.
Alia Wong“Educational inequality is driven by the compounding privileges of the most advantaged residents.”
@Tanvim on yet another study showing that the social ills associated w/ poverty are perpetuated by the Haves rather than the Have Nots