With three new high school equivalency exams on the market - GED, HiSET, and TASC - fewer students took and passed the exams in 2014 than in previous years.
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Students who complete some college, but fall short of a degree, earn about $100,000 more over a lifetime.
May 23, 2013
Young adults with increasingly higher levels of education are faring better in the job market, but are racking up more debt, according to a new federal report.
May 20, 2013
Best practices for addressing the high school dropout problem are incorporated in a new online guide from Grad Nation.
April 11, 2013
Reaction to the administration's 2014 budget proposal encouraging from high school and college education community, but realistic about the chances for passage.
November 14, 2012
New survey cites lack of support and parenthood as top reasons for high school students dropping out; dropout-recovery programs try innovative approaches to attracting students back to education.