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November 20, 2014

Colleges' Selectivity Not Linked to Higher Engagement, Survey Shows

The 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement, which polls 355,000 freshmen and seniors at four-year colleges, finds little relationship between an institution's selectivity or the size of its enrollment and students' level of engagement and interactions with faculty members.

August 05, 2014

ACT: Added Course Requirements Alone Don't Produce STEM Readiness

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.

January 22, 2014

Study Showing Value of Liberal Arts Education Counters Skeptics

Over time, liberal arts majors close the employment and salary gap, according to a new report.

June 07, 2013

Going With First Instinct Not Always Best Test Strategy, Research Finds

When GRE test takers changed their answers on multiple-choice questions, they improved their scores, on average, research from ETS finds.

August 31, 2012

Report Shows Females Lead in College Plans, Enrollment and Degrees

National Center for Education Statistics releases report showing gaps in college aspiration and success between genders.

June 19, 2012

U.S. Chamber Rates States on Postsecondary Public Education

US Chamber evaluates states on performance, transparency and accountability of public colleges and universities.

June 18, 2012

NRC Pushes Investment in U.S. Research Universities

National Research Council releases report urging increased government investment in higher education research efforts.



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