Leaders from education, business, and philanthropy are expected to participate in today's summit, bringing with them 600 pledges for action to improve students' college access and success.
A survey of 47 state directors of career technical education finds 80 percent believe employer engagement increased in intensity over the past 10 years and most feel that connection will continue.
A new report from Complete College America outlines the low, on-time graduation rates for college students and recommends major changes in the ways higher education structures its advising and programs.
The Council of Chief State School Officers released a series of actions for states to improve the rigor, quality, and relevance of high school career technical education programs.
A report from the New America Foundation underscores the importance of life skills, such as self-discipline and grit, in student success and encourages schools to focus on helping students develop them.
New surveys from Kaplan Test Prep find that about one-third of admissions officers look for more information about an applicant through their social media activity; most students have no problem with the practice.
More than 350 counselors, school leaders, and academics gathered at San Diego State University this week to work in teams to develop plans that would strength the role of school counselors in promoting college access and success.
The 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement, which polls 355,000 freshmen and seniors at four-year colleges, finds little relationship between an institution's selectivity or the size of its enrollment and students' level of engagement and interactions with faculty members.
An analysis by Money magazine looks at the cost of tuition, along with state tax dollar support for higher education, to rank states by the affordability of their public colleges.
Students can earn up to $5,000 in a new essay contest that focuses on interpreting a primary-source historical document.