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November 06, 2014

Payoff Found to Be Slim for Short-Term Certificates From Community Colleges

While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.

October 14, 2014

Job Market Looks Up for College Grads

A new survey of recruiters find employers expect to hire 16 percent more graduates with bachelor's degrees in 2014-15.

September 29, 2014

College-Going Rates for High School Graduates Higher Than Anticipated

A new report finds a "startling discovery" that 88 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 26.

August 07, 2014

Study Rejects Notion That Selective College Boosts Graduation Chances

A new study finds high school preparation and finances are key factors in college completion, dispelling notion that selectivity of a school is an advantage.

July 29, 2014

Report Challenges Colleges to Reach Out to Potential Degree Completers

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.

June 20, 2014

New Film, 'Ivory Tower,' Finds Deep Flaws With State of Higher Education

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 08, 2014

Poll Shows Confidence in College Preparation and Value of Degree Declining

Results from a new Next America Poll finds Americans' views about the necessity of a four-year degree has been slipping.

March 10, 2014

College Leaders Concerned Over Accuracy of New Federal Rating System

A Gallup Education and Inside Higher Ed poll finds that just 13 percent of college leaders think the government has a good chance of collecting data on student outcomes and careers accurately.

February 12, 2014

Attending College Costs Money, But Not Going Also Carries a Pricetag

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows a growing gap in wages between young adults with college degrees and those with only a high school diploma.

November 08, 2013

Minorities More Than Whites Embrace the Value of College, Survey Finds

A new College Board/National Journal poll finds blacks, Asians, and Hispanics in the United States are considerably more optimistic than whites about the value of earning a college degree.

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