From ID card swipes to discussion forums, colleges are increasingly tracking students' digital footprints.
As schools gather more and more data about students, these professors want to use the information to personalize their teaching.
Officials at Virginia's largest community college are turning to data analytics in the hopes of boosting graduation rates.
If data analysis helps raise graduation rates, is that worth the privacy concerns?
There are plenty of ways to get more minority students in advanced high school courses. But the first step is to recognize the problem.
To increase access to advanced math options in high school, a suburban Maryland district is increasing the rigor of classes for younger kids.
In Evanston, a radical experiment is under way to prove that intelligence is not fixed and achievement gaps are not inevitable.
To increase access to advanced math courses in high school, a suburban Maryland district is focusing on elementary school.
A University of Iowa program lets students take online courses for free.
Advocacy groups worry that if states are given more flexibility around testing, at-risk students will slip through cracks.
"We're going to move forward," says Mayor Eric Garcetti, of the city's commitment to helping undocumented residents gain legal status.
But at T.C. Williams High School--of "Remember the Titans" fame--school leaders are expanding access to advanced courses.
Minority students are far less likely to take AP classes or even attend high schools that offer a college-prep curriculum.
A Columbia University survey finds that almost 40 percent of New Yorkers experienced severe material hardship in 2012.
Many cosmetology schools don't teach hair braiding, and yet most states require African hair braiders to be licensed cosmetologists.
The federal financial aid program doesn't always reach students who need it the most.
It's not just about proposed scholarship cuts. It's about belonging.
Many elite schools—and even state universities—are in remote locations. But most students stick close to home.
Student debt grew across every age group over the past decade, including borrowers over age 60.
The New Mathways Project aims to get more students up to speed, faster, by rethinking how math is taught.