A collection of six Commentaries examines efforts to increase student access and success to college and career.


Nearly 200 college presidents and higher education leaders have formed a coalition to support the common-core standards, which have increasingly come under fire.


The non-profit College Tribe in Washington, D.C. shifted its focus from high school to 3-8th graders in hopes of building basic academic skills and aspirations early enough to impact college success.


The Obama administration is expected to announce an expansion of the Pay As You Earn program to provide student-loan relief to an estimated 5 million borrowers with older loans.


Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.


From statehouses to Congress, policymakers are reviewing dual enrollment funding streams and requirements to ensure broad access to programs as demand grows.


Education Week hosts a free webinar on June 4 featuring the Posse Foundation, as one example of a successful organization that uses a peer-network approach to supporting students in college.


Most Indiana school counselors spend less than 25 percent of their time on college and career guidance, according to a report commissioned by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation.


A study of 245,000 students in Arkansas and Kentucky finds that once students from at-risk groups are identified as behind in an academic subject, it is difficult for them to catch up.


New data from the Economic Policy Institute highlight the advantage of a college degree, but experts note the there is a wide variation in wages and needs for workers of all skills in the economy.


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