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July 29, 2015

Range of Summer Experiences Can Benefit High School Students

School counselors urge high school students to reflect on their summer job, volunteer, and travel experience as they make career and college plans.

May 21, 2015

Selective High Schools Work Together to Diversify Student Population

Leaders of selective high schools work on strategies to reach out and change policies to attract more qualified, disadvantaged students into their programs.

May 18, 2015

Public Universities Lure Out-of-State Students With Merit Aid

The New America Foundation examined 424 public college and universities to find an increasing number are using merit aid to attract out-of-state students who can pay higher tuition.

April 17, 2015

Latinos, Blacks Strongest Supporters for Increasing College Attainment, Poll Finds

About 61 percent of Americans says it's very important for more Americans to earn some kind of degree or certificate, up from 51 percent last year, according to a Gallup and the Lumina Foundation survey.

April 02, 2015

College Policy Focus Moves Over Time From Access to Completion

As college enrollment increases, but completion remains flat, efforts are underway to better track and support students on the path to a degree.

February 03, 2015

Ohio Program Aims to Expand Equal Access to Dual Enrollment

Ohio's College Credit Plus program aims ensuring all students have an opportunity to earn college credit before graduation.

January 28, 2015

President Obama Withdraws Proposal to Tax 529 Plan Benefits

Criticism from both parties led the White House to announce a change in its tax proposals, abandoning the idea of taxing withdrawals from college savings accounts.

November 21, 2014

School Counselor Agenda Advances With Convening in San Diego

More than 350 counselors, school leaders, and academics gathered at San Diego State University this week to work in teams to develop plans that would strength the role of school counselors in promoting college access and success.

October 29, 2014

Ohio Leaders Win $1 Million Prize to Spur Cities' College-Going

Ohio cities win a million-dollar prize for boosting college-degree-attainment rates.

October 17, 2014

Long Beach, Calif., District Expands College Promise Initiative

Officials announce plans to support universal preschool and offer more internships in hopes of strengthening K-12 to higher education pipeline.

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