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As a College Option, the Broadway Bound Aren’t Just Opting for Conservatories

As a first-year at Pace University in New York, 18-year-old Ammarie Grassle discovered liberal arts education was not for her. Like thousands of students every year who opt to spend much of their high school experiences toiling in endless rehearsals, poorly staged Broadway revivals and summertime theater camps, she wanted to spend more time on […]

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Supreme Court’s Scalia Brought Conservative Outlook to Education Cases

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was found dead Saturday at age 79, brought his conservative and originalist outlook to scores of education cases during his nearly three decades on the high court. On the major education cases of his era, Scalia consistently voted against the consideration of race in higher education and K-12 […]

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What Antonin Scalia’s Death May Mean for the ‘Fisher’ Affirmative-Action Case

The death of the longtime Supreme Court justice and conservative stalwart Antonin Scalia has widespread ramifications for American politics and policy. For higher education, the most immediately apparent consequence is for Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the landmark legal challenge to race-conscious admissions that is pending before the court. A short history of […]

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