Online Training Launched to Improve College Access Advising

The National College Access Network has launched a professional development training platform to better equip counselors who assist students in the college search process.


Long Beach, Calif., District Expands College Promise Initiative

Officials announce plans to support universal preschool and offer more internships in hopes of strengthening K-12 to higher education pipeline.


More Benefits Evident in N.Y.C.'s Small High Schools Experiment

A new report from MDRC tracks small high school graduates into college and finds more are pursuing postsecondary education than those at larger schools.


Virtual Advising System Aims to Expand College Access

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation plans to launch a virtual advising system to help high school students connect with college options.


Job Market Looks Up for College Grads

A new survey of recruiters find employers expect to hire 16 percent more graduates with bachelor's degrees in 2014-15.


School Income Level Continues to be Big Predictor of College Enrollment

The second annual National Student Clearinghouse Resource Center Benchmarks Report analyzes the college-going patterns of 3.5 million students and finds income is the prime predictor.


Report Offers Tips on Expanding Access to Rigorous Courses Through Online Options

A new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning includes strategies states are using to develop policy to pay for online course options.


New High School Recognition Focuses on Closing Opportunity Gap

The University Colorado Boulder is launching a Schools of Opportunity project to honor schools working to level the learning playing field for all students.


College Board Takes New Direction With Combined Report on SAT, PSAT and AP

SAT scores are virtually unchanged among the class of 2014 compared to last year, while AP participation and success rates grow.


Efforts Expand to Increase College Access Through Improved School Counseling

A discussion of efforts to improve professional development and pre-service training for school counselors will take place at an Oct. 7 Education Week webinar and at an event next month at San Diego State University.


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