First-generation student groups are protesting affirmative-action practices that privilege the relatives of alumni—even though their own families could one day benefit.
When Dustin Gordon's high school invited juniors and seniors to meet with recruiters from colleges and universities, a handful of students showed up.
Almost a third of Americans who take out loans to pay for their education don’t end up getting a diploma.
U.S. report shows undergraduate borrowing was down in 2015-16 from four years earlier, across nearly all types of institutions. Meanwhile, the proportion of students receiving grant funding rose.
A single teacher can reach thousands of students in an online course, opening up a world of knowledge to anyone with an internet connection. This limitless reach also offers substantial benefits for school districts that need to save money, by reducing the number of teachers.
High schools are adopting new, sophisticated assessments. Educators see in these projects a way to change college admissions as well, yielding more diverse classes.
The federal government, citing a recent court order, said Saturday that it will resume renewing grants of deferred action under the DACA, or “dreamers,” program, which has protected hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation.
Demands over number of college-level courses are distorting students' precollege experience and creating needless stress, says essay capturing support among counselors.
A federal judge’s decision to block the Trump administration’s plans to phase out protections for undocumented “dreamers” brought sharp backlash Wednesday from the White House, which called the injunction “outrageous.”
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into whether the ethics code of the National Association for College Admission Counseling violates federal antitrust law.