A federal judge declared a portion of the new gainful employment rules are career-training programs without basis, putting implementation up in the air.

ACT to launch new, digital college and career testing beginning in 3rd grade.

The bill will freeze interest rates at 3.4 percent, averting a scheduled increase on July 1 to 6.8 percent.

American Institutes for Research offers free to for reviewing career-technical program performance by state.

U.S. Senate leaders have announced agreement on a plan to keep subsidized Stafford loan rates at 3.4 percent.

The U.S. Department of Education today released data that show 5 percent of career-training programs don't meet any of the three requirements of the new federal gainful-employment rule. The regulations that measure students' ability to pay back loans and make money after graduation apply to all career-training programs at public, for-profit and non-profit schools. But the only ones that aren't meeting the criteria are in the for-profit sector. The data are only a warning at this point and are intended to give schools time to make improvements. Enforcement of gainful-employment regulations begins this fall. Under the provisions, no school ...

High schools explore ways to combat the senior slump with independent study, dual credit, and internships to keep students engaged and motivated.

US Department of Treasury releases report highlighting economic value of college on same day President Obama urges Congress to keep student loan rates affordable.

Paper released by NACAC call for high school counselor to have better training to help student with college and career readiness.

US Chamber evaluates states on performance, transparency and accountability of public colleges and universities.


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