Expectations for first-year community college students are very low, and math requirements often don't match the kind of skills needed in most careers, says a new report.
Thirty-eight states assess juniors for college readiness, and 21 offer structured interventions to get high school students up to speed for crediting-bearing postsecondary work.
A list of 210 colleges still accepting students for the fall is posted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
Principals honored for their reform efforts in middle schools and high schools speak about the transition to college and career readiness standards.
All students taking AP exams must establish an account with the College Board to receive their scores in July.
A new, free online tool is rolled out to help students compare college costs.
The Free Application for Student Aid will start asking for income and other information from a dependent student's parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender.
Why students decide to attend college can impact the likelihood of success, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Rochester.
Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, D-Wisc., would seek to simplify and improve federal student loan program.
New paper suggests AP courses are inconsistent in their quality.