Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
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September 10, 2014
September 02, 2014
In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.
July 29, 2014
Nearly 31 million Americans have "some college" but no degree in the past 20 years, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
July 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
July 21, 2014
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.
June 20, 2014
A new documentary chronicles the race for prestige that has turned colleges into businesses that critics say are more focused on enrollment than student success.
April 01, 2014
At Stapleton High School in Denver, 100 percent of seniors have been accepted to a four-year college--for the seventh consecutive year.
March 24, 2014
Counselors encourage students to consider a range of college offers beyond the brand-name schools and not to take rejection personally.
March 20, 2014
Two new studies out this week track trends in college transfer rates, a reminder to high school students that where they first enroll may not be where they finish.
March 13, 2014
Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.