SAT score gaps reveal deeper inequality in education, opportunity

A New York Times story exploring students’ SAT results by income level shines a light on “the deep inequality at the heart of American education”—economic disparities that leave children from the most underserved neighborhoods without the tools they need to succeed.

New index ranks colleges based on their economic diversity

The New York Times has released data on trends in the enrollment of low-income students at top colleges across the country. While some selective colleges and universities have enrolled more economically disadvantaged students, others are backsliding.

Why are so few students attending professors’ office hours?

Meeting with professors can boost a student’s academic performance and career readiness, but students are hesitant to show up. Professors are investigating the source of the problem and ways to promote this untapped opportunity to students who need it the most.