July 2013 Archives

The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.


The legislation would repeal such mandates as the gainful-employment rule, state authorization, and credit-hour regulation.


The White House issues a statement in support of the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act before the U.S. Senate this week.


Nearly 250 AP exams in a California high school are invalidated after ETS cites testing irregularities involving seating.


A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today to set student-loan interest rates on federal loans, linking rates to the market and setting caps.


A new enrollment section of the ACT College Choice Reports shows students who score higher on the college-entrance exam are more likely to attend schools farther from their homes than those with lower achievement.


Tuition rates go up at a faster rate for in-state public college students than out-of-state students, new provisional data from the U.S. Department of Education show.


Children's savings accounts have the potential to improve educational outcomes and make college more accessible to low-income students, according to a report released today by the Assets and Education Initiative of the University of Kansas.


An OECD report calls for changes to the U.S. career technical education system so students can be more successful and outcomes more predictable.


Students who transfer to a four-year university with an associate degree, rather than just attending a community college, experience greater economic benefits, research shows.


The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 lists 42 best-buy top colleges combining quality academics and affordability.


High school students can access results of spring AP scores online through a new site set up by the College Board.


New efforts are pushing for greater attention to civic and history education to develop informed voters.


With no congressional intervention, rates on federally subsidized student loans increased on July 1, but student groups continue to lobby for action.


A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.


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