Criticism from both parties led the White House to announce a change in its tax proposals, abandoning the idea of taxing withdrawals from college savings accounts.
New research highlights the need for improved financial and counseling support to get more community college students to complete their credential and transfer to four-year colleges.
The strategy to tell a handful of incoming freshman of their college admissions in person is unique, but one that experts say may catch on.
If President Obama's new tax proposal is adopted, families could no longer withdraw money for college expenses from 529 Plans for free.
A new poll finds high school and college students believe job placement and ability to repay loans are the most important factors to include in the federal college-rating system.
With three new high school equivalency exams on the market - GED, HiSET, and TASC - fewer students took and passed the exams in 2014 than in previous years.
America's College Promise was the biggest education item outlined by the President in his State of the Union address, but its passage faces big hurdles in the Republican-controlled Congress.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and edX have partnered to encourage 7th graders to take a massive open online course to improve their chances of being awarded a precollege scholarship.
A new article in Education and Finance Policy shows that students who take a placement exam prior to enrolling in college and learn they must take a remedial class are just as likely to enroll as those who pass.
Researchers found that a 2007 performance accountability policy in Washington state did not lead to greater retention or associate's degrees at community college, but short-term certificates did increase.