April 2018 Archives

In her ongoing role as cheerleader-in-chief for college-access causes, former First Lady Michelle Obama will host the 5th annual College Signing Day on May 2.


Many states don't report enough data to enable parents to make meaningful judgments about how well their high schools prepare students for college, GreatSchools says.


A new Gallup poll shows very few Americans think U.S. high school grads are "very well prepared" for college or work.


An African asylum-seeker won the right to perform in a national poetry competition, despite federal rules that require contestants to be citizens or permanent residents.


Students who take a lot of career-tech-ed courses in high school are hard workers who tend to skip class less often, a new study finds.


A new survey finds that more than two-thirds of college admissions officers feel comfortable using students' Facebook posts as part of their deliberation process, though less than a third actually take a look.


The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether colleges violate federal antitrust laws when they share information about students who have been accepted through early-decision programs.


A new study documents a tricky trap for students: the gap between what high schools require for graduation and what state universities require for admission.


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