Schools across the country have competing ideas on what—beyond a diploma—students should leave campus with.
The $1.3 trillion composite-debt total is far from the only problem degree seekers—especially those at for-profit universities—face.
Six million children are chronically absent, half of whom are enrolled at just 4 percent of the nation’s school districts.
The Department of Education is encouraging corporations in high-demand fields to partner with universities.
Elite universities with endowments of more than $500 million tend to be frugal with aid for low-income students.
A new study debunks the myth that wealthy college students receive more state money than do the economically disadvantaged.
Even though schools often encourage students to ease into their credit requirements
States have fallen behind in their obligations, spending more on retirement debt and less on educators’ pay.
New evidence the corporate college perk works
A new report demonstrates a stubborn chasm between rich and poor students earning bachelor’s degrees.
According to a new report, more Americans earned a higher-education degree in 2014 than in 2008.
Are some college admissions rigged for non-residents? One large public university system stands accused of hurting local students by attracting more out-of-state ones.
“Mismatch is a not a racial effect. Mismatch is something that affects all groups.”
A combination of simple nudges and regular check-ins from mentors can go a long way.
Many states are abandoning the tests—which often land students in ineffective remedial college classes—in favor of focusing on students’ high-school grades.
The exam has been decried as out of touch and unfair. Now, the College Board is fighting back.
Today, these institutions welcome scores of underprepared students who often have no idea how they ended up behind.
The latest survey of U.S. college freshmen shows that those who receive Pell grants are most concerned about how to finance their education—but affluent students are worried, too.
President Obama wants to prepare the next generation for the workforce by spreading computer-science education to more students of all ages.
The numbers don’t tell the full story.