November 2017 Archives

A new report on dual-credit programs offers nuts-and-bolts advice for program designers to ensure quality, accountability, equity and a wise investment of public funds.

The U.S. Department of Education plans to roll out a mobile app for the FAFSA in the spring of 2018.

A high school in Minnesota is excelling at something that has eluded most schools, and is important as they try to focus on career readiness: enlisting businesses to participate in designing curriculum and teaching students.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announces plans to offer a mobile phone app for the FAFSA, the latest in a series of steps in recent years to make it easier to apply for financial aid for college.

Two districts in Florida are asking the state to waive or change high school testing requirements for students who fled their homes in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Pennsylvania delays, once again, its plan to increase requirements for high school graduation.

A new survey of college and university trustees finds that they don't view preparing students for careers as the most important priority of higher education.

West Virginia is circulating a proposal that would reduce the number of credits students need to graduate from high school, among other changes.

Colleges and universities have a duty to help low-income students surmount the many barriers they face in the application process, and 11 key practices could help them do that, a new report says.

The tax reform bill unveiled by House Republicans last week ends a popular deduction: for interest paid on student loans.


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