Student debt is a huge issue that's particularly relevant to the Democratic voting coalition.
Ardently opposed to the Education Department's gainful-employment rule and proposed college-ratings system, he did not hold back at National Journal's forum on education.
Cox skillfully uses her celebrity-- and magazine cover appearances-- to inform and advocate.
As opposition grows, so does the civil rights debate over testing.
A Sacramento public high school blends work-based learning, medical science, and academics for a new generation of vocational education.
A new wave of free programs let lower-income students brush up on academics while having some summer fun.
West Virginia's Simulated Workplace initiative lets students create businesses, and is transforming career and technical education.
High school technical education programs can give students an early preview of career fields without the commitment of a formal training program.
Eight educators have been sentenced to prison for the decade-long testing scandal. But was the tampering even necessary?
Eight educators have been sentenced to prison over the scandal. It might have been all for nothing.
A study says people with advanced degrees are wealthier than the rest of us--but it's not clear why.
African Americans have to take out college loans at a much higher rate than whites do. This puts them on a steeper path to financial security—even with the benefit of a degree.
State funding hasn't budged since 1999, and UC president Janet Napolitano says state leaders still want to cut costs further.
College graduation rates for Latinos lag far behind, threatening the state's economic future.
A new ranking system from the Brookings Institution assesses the economic boost of attending certain schools.
As Congress debates a rewrite of the controversial education policy, what have we learned about closing achievement gaps?
Economists are learning more about who struggles with high student-loan debt—and the news isn't good for older Americans.
Well-designed programs can prepare students both for college and for skilled jobs—the Holy Grail for success in today's economy.
This Florida university has devoted tons of resources and time to preventing dropouts. It's still not easy.
From ID-card swipes to online discussion forums, administrations are increasingly tracking digital footprints.