Kill the grading curve?

The success of the strategies being developed at UT-Austin to help at-risk students raises another question about the curve: If more disadvantaged students are now passing, will instructors need to find other students to fail?….

Under Cover: Strength in Numbers

This week’s New York Times Magazine cover story is about an innovative student-retention program at the University of Texas at Austin. For the accompanying cover image, the magazine recruited Bill McCullough, an Austin-based photographer, to shoot 24 students from the program….