September 2012 Archives

Report from WestEd and Public Agenda finds students want to feel a closer connection with their community college from their freshman year through graduation.

Student-loan debt is expanding to more American households, according to a new analysis.

A new federal report gives the latest average college cost by sector for the 2010-11 school year.

A survey of admissions officers finds 18 percent feel submitting both an ACT and SAT score gives students an advantage.

The College Board releases SAT scores for Class of 2012 with two measures dropping while one remained steady.

New analysis by the Education Trust reveals the best colleges closing the completion gap for Hispanic and African-American students.

Higher education experts discuss merits of Right to Know Before Your Go bill proposed by Senators Ron Wyden, of Oregon, and Marco Rubio, of Florida.

George Washington University's Center on Education Policy releases 11th report showing transition in state approaches to high school exit exams.

A new report examines the demand for middle-income jobs that require career and technical training and offers recommendations for encouraging pathways.

The White House releases a glimpse of potential higher education cuts if Congress fails to come up with a long-term deficit-reduction deal.

A new report shows that 17 percent--or 5.8 million--of all Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 are neither working nor in school.

Meeting with college representatives visiting high schools can help chances in admissions process, say college-admissions experts.

Concordia University, St. Paul joins small group of colleges freezing or reducing costs of attendance.

U.S. News and World Report releases 2013 Best College lists.

AASCU paper on three-year bachelor's degree calls into question value of approach as widespread reform solution to high college costs.

National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.

A survey reveals experience in internships builds resumes, but not always gives real-world work experience.

A report from the New America Foundation and Education Sector question the value of the credit-hour system in higher education today

A series of forums is to begin on the role of higher education in the economy, culture, and civic engagement.

Harvard cheating scandal prompts discussion of widespread cheating on college campuses.


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