As high school seniors fret about college applications before early January deadlines, research shows there is more to selecting a good school than selectivity.
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December 29, 2014
December 04, 2014
The Obama administration released a progress report on commitments from the 100-plus participants at the first College Opportunity Action Summit in January.
August 11, 2014
Michigan has set up 50 local college action networks to leverage community resources to get more students into college.
August 05, 2014
New research finds that states and districts seeking to boost college and career readiness in STEM fields must work to ensure that more students are prepared for challenging courses.
July 15, 2014
A New America Foundation report argues that as states transition to the common core, high school exits exams should be eliminated or used differently.
July 07, 2014
The Education Commission of the States issues a model framework for more consistent counting and monitoring of incoming college students in need of remedial coursework.
June 10, 2014
Nearly 200 college presidents and higher education leaders have formed a coalition to support the common-core standards, which have increasingly come under fire.
April 07, 2014
The Obama Administration plans to roll out an initiative aimed at encouraging colleges to grant credit for student-apprentices who learn new skills on the job.
March 07, 2014
Free event today at 2 p.m. features educators involved in this growing movement to help bridge the move from high school to college for struggling students.
February 10, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.