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October 16, 2014

More Benefits Evident in N.Y.C.'s Small High Schools Experiment

A new report from MDRC tracks small high school graduates into college and finds more are pursuing postsecondary education than those at larger schools.

October 14, 2014

School Income Level Continues to be Big Predictor of College Enrollment

The second annual National Student Clearinghouse Resource Center Benchmarks Report analyzes the college-going patterns of 3.5 million students and finds income is the prime predictor.

October 06, 2014

Efforts Expand to Increase College Access Through Improved School Counseling

A discussion of efforts to improve professional development and pre-service training for school counselors will take place at an Oct. 7 Education Week webinar and at an event next month at San Diego State University.

September 08, 2014

U.S. Losing Its Lead in College Completion, Says International Study

The latest annual education report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows that the United States has fallen behind many other nations in college-completion growth rates, despite a large share of Americans having a college degree.

August 11, 2014

Local Networks Pool Resources to Boost College-Going Rates

Michigan has set up 50 local college action networks to leverage community resources to get more students into college.

August 05, 2014

Organizations Update Work to Expand Equity in College Access and Success

Some of the organizations invited by the White House to make commitments to improve college access and completion for low-income students report on their progress.

July 31, 2014

College-Admissions Professionals Not as Diverse as the Students They Recruit

A new report finds that African-Americans, Hispanics, and women are underrepresented in key college-admissions jobs.

July 21, 2014

New College Ranking Designed to Show Economic Value Added With a Degree

A California non-profit partners with a data company to compile a ranking of 1,222 four-year colleges based graduate's financial boost received after receiving a degree.

July 11, 2014

Survey: Young People See College as Worthwhile But Overpriced

Adults under 30 say that colleges could lower prices and still provide quality higher education.

July 10, 2014

School Counselors Welcome Attention From First Lady; Summit Plans Finalized

Following first lady Michelle Obama's remarks at a conference for school counselors, plans are underway for a summit at Harvard July 28 to call attention to the role of high school counselors in the transition to college.

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