It’s time for some Linda Greenhouse. If you don’t know, Ms. Greenhouse is my favorite reporter on the Supreme Court. Though she’s semi-retired now, I am very sure to follow whatever she writes. Now you get to get the chance to read her thoughts, this time on affirmative action — a topic I continue to follow.
The pronoun “they” (rather than he, he or she, or s/he) is here to stay. But apparently, it used to be here long ago, and then left for a couple hundred years, before coming back. Language changes! (Have you been noticing these changes?)
First generation students work really hard to get into college, and their teachers and counselors are there the entire time with support. And then they’re in — but too many of them don’t report to college, or don’t last too long. This article explores why — and what can be done about it.