New paper from the Center for College Affordability and Productivity offers updated view of William Bennett's hypothesis about the link between increased financial aid and rising tuition costs.
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February 22, 2012
February 16, 2012
University of Texas releases blueprint of ideas for helping students graduate in four years.
February 03, 2012
New article from the American Educational Research Journal finds student who take more rigorous courses in high school are more likely to graduate and succeed in college.
January 25, 2012
President Obama's focus on college access and affordability in last night's State of the Union Address was welcomed in the higher education community. But his strong language of putting colleges "on notice" to rein in tuition costs left some wondering how that could be achieved in the current econom...
January 17, 2012
While developing countries have increased investment in higher education and produced more science and engineering graduates, the United States has reduced funding at major research universities, and American students are not keeping up with degrees in those fields. That information was released to...
December 06, 2011
Your odds of going to college and finishing are much greater if you are a woman and from a family with money. While not particularly a news flash to many, a study by University of Michigan researchers traces these trends back more than 70 years and documents growing gaps in attainment by income and ...
October 06, 2011
In the past two decades, the percent increase in credentials awarded at community colleges has been double the percent increase in enrollment, and improved minority student performance is narrowing the achievement gap, a policy brief released Wednesday from the American Association of Community Coll...
September 22, 2011
During the next decade, high school enrollment is expected to decline, while the number of students going to college will continue to increase. And more Americans will be completing postsecondary certificates and degrees, but not likely at the rate many hoped if the country is to become the world's ...
September 15, 2011
While much of the reporting on college access and completion is on students who enter straight out of high school and proceed through graduation, the path is not that linear for many. Sometimes life gets in the way of a degree and students drop out just shy of a degree for personal, financial, or ac...
September 09, 2011
New studies find that choosing a career path early is strongly correlated with community college students earning a degree.