Michelle Obama gave the commencement address at King College Prep on Chicago's South Side, winner of the FAFSA video challenge.

A report from the New America Foundation gives a state-by-state comparison of college-readiness policies and how K-12 expectations align with college entrance requirements.

A printing error gave students five extra minutes on two sections of the SAT administered nationwide June 6, but the College Board says the scores will be delivered based on the remainder of the test.

A study of IB students who complete its Diploma Programme shows 78 percent enroll in college right after high school and 79 percent finish a degree within four years.

The Diplomas Count 2015 report from Education Week reflects record-high graduation rates of 81 percent for the class of 2015, yet students with disabilities and from low-income backgrounds lag behind.

SREB suggests eight strategies states can use to double the percentage of young adult who earn a postsecondary credential by age 25.

New York announces $3 million in competitive grants to open seven more Pathways in Technology Early College High School that give at-risk kids job skills for the marketplace.

A new poll of college students by McGraw Hill Education finds 65 percent of students felt high school prepared them adequately for college, yet just 35 percent believe college got them ready for the job market.

College Board and the Khan Academy debut a free, online practice tool to prepare for the new SAT, which will start in March 2016.

Since 1981, the 918 MacArthur fellows have come from 315 different colleges and universities, according to new data released this week.


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