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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016

* College is the goal. Will these three teenagers get there? The New York Times visits Topeka High School in Kansas, following seniors as they decide where to apply – and whether college is even the right choice for them: http://nyti.ms/2dIh7WL

* Borrowing falls as prices keep climbing. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2dWkM1z

* The Center for American Progress calls on the U.S. Department of Education to release loan data to protect students and taxpayers: http://ampr.gs/2ekhdBU

* Presidential Election: Who is the best president for higher education? eCampus News presents an informal guide on where the two main candidates stand on education issues: http://bit.ly/2eEyxkG

* The Atlantic writes: Without access to counseling in high school, many ambitious yet disadvantaged students still end up in schools where they’re most likely to drop out and accrue lots of debt: http://theatln.tc/2eJTVDv

* The Chronicle of Higher Education takes a look at how colleges can do better at helping students get jobs: http://bit.ly/2eOkmYX

* Colleges could look to the armed forces for guidance on serving low-income students. The Chronicle of Higher Education writes: http://bit.ly/2f59OK5

* A new study released by the Brookings Institution finds disparities in student debt levels for black and white borrowers grow after graduation. A trend Inside Higher Ed writes that is partly attributable to higher enrollment rates for black students in graduate programs, especially at for-profit institutions: http://bit.ly/2eTN93j

* How much graduates earn is driving college rankings. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2eCixla

* Black college grads owe nearly twice as much student debt as whites four years out. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/2eau0rG

* Education Dive examines The Obama Administrations higher ed legacy, revisiting some of the missed opportunities: http://bit.ly/2e81SCB

MEMBER NEWS

* SVA alumnus Dash Shaw talks about his debut film, ‘My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea,’ in a video interview, produced in collaboration with the New York Film Festival, where Shaw’s movie had its U.S. premiere earlier this month: http://bit.ly/2eR1VTe

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