Ninety incoming seniors from Central Falls High School in Providence received early acceptances to a nearby college and application fee waivers—provided they stay on track through high school graduation.


A new NCES report shows little progress in recent years improving dropout numbers, although improvements have been made since 1972.


In the wake of a June 6 printing error that led to the College Board dropping two of the 10 SAT sections, board officials issued additional assurances of the validity of scoring a shorter test.


U.S. Department of Education officials are reportedly backing away from rating the performance of schools in a new college-rating system, instead opting to offer expanded data for consumers.


The Lumina Foundation releases six strategies for colleges to use to get more low-income students into and through college with its "Beyond Financial Aid" guidebook.


Alumni fighting to keep the small, all-women's college in Lynchburg, Va., won their lawsuit and plans are in the works to keep the institution open under new leadership.


Citing customer feedback, empirical evidence, and college trends, ACT decides to phase out its Compass placement tests by Dec. 2016.


Students with disabilities work on self-advocacy to overcome unique challenges transitioning from high school to college.


One student files suit, others criticize the College Board for a printing error that led to confusion about testing time and dropping two sections of the test from final scoring.


A petition has been launched calling on the College Board to allow students to retake the SAT for free if they participated in the June 6 administration, which included a printing error.


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