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Sophie Quinton covers higher education and economic development as a Staff Correspondent at National Journal. Sophie has previously covered the White House, politics, health care and national security, and she now writes for the Next America project. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in English.


Latest From Sophie Quinton

The Race Gap in High School Honors Classes

Minority students are far less likely to take AP classes or even attend high schools that offer a college-prep curriculum.

In New York, West African Immigrants Cope With Ebola Crisis on Two Fronts

Rather than barricading themselves at home, these immigrant communities are taking action.

Just How Hard Is It to Live in New York City?

A Columbia University survey finds that almost 40 percent of New Yorkers experienced severe material hardship in 2012.

States Don't Understand African Hair Braiding. That Hurts These Small-Business Owners.

Many cosmetology schools don't teach hair braiding, and yet most states require African hair braiders to be licensed cosmetologists.

The Ten Colleges That Get the Most Work-Study Aid

The federal financial aid program doesn't always reach students who need it the most. 

Why Syracuse Students Are Protesting

It's not just about proposed scholarship cuts. It's about belonging.

The Geography of College Opportunity

Many elite schools—and even state universities—are in remote locations. But most students stick close to home.

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