Kerri Allen

Kerri Allen

wryly observing life & culture

award-winning journalist | new york times institute for journalism fellow | 300+ stories published worldwide in 10+ languages

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On The Rez

The American Indian College Fund’s campaign brings donors to tribal colleges for first-person peek at what their money can do.


Handout or Helping Hand?

College scholarships for undocumented students come under fire as some corporations retract awards.

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A Tale of Two Teaching Experiences

A Tale of Two Teaching Experiences
Is Teach for America a brilliant way to bring Ivy League talent into some of the nation’s neediest classrooms? Or is it just letting them pad their résumés at the e...


HACU Conference Stirs Debate on Retention, Graduation Among Hispanic Students

Educators, researchers and advocates gathered last week at the Educational Testing Center to set a research agenda for Hispanics in higher education. Nearly 60 people turned out to address the major o...


The Hispanic-Serving Designation: Asset or Deficit?

There are more than 200 American colleges and universities federally designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions, but only four mention this classification in their mission statements, says Dr. Victor B. Saenz.