First, some good news: In recent decades, students from modest backgrounds have flooded onto college campuses. At many high schools where going to college was once exotic, it’s now normal. When I visit these high schools, I see college pennants all over the hallways, intended to send a message:...
University of California President Janet Napolitano said Monday that the public university system should open its doors more widely by guaranteeing admission to all qualified state community college students.
Nearly one third of first-year college students have thought about suicide, according to a study across eight countries, and non-heterosexual identity or feelings were the biggest risks for this kind of thinking or behavior.
More than a million international students enrolled in American colleges in 2016-17, but experts note that the growth is slowing down.
The U.S. Education Department just released a report on “first-generation students” and their college access, persistence and postbachelor’s outcomes — and the news was not especially good.
Colleges are assuring students that gun-control activism won’t affect their chances at admission—and affirming their value of civic engagement in the process.
A new Gallup/Knight Foundation report breaks down student attitudes on the First Amendment.
Duke University takes away from first-year students the ability to pick their roommates. This move goes against recent trends -- and raises questions about diversity, tolerance and the college experience.
Southern New Hampshire University and several donors want to guarantee an education for 1,000 DACA students.
This question of who gets educated — who deserves the time and resources to learn — is not new.