Thousands of tests were scored incorrectly in Tennessee. The vendor has fixed the problem, but it's taking a toll in a state that's endured several rounds of problems with its assessments.


There's good news and bad news in education for Latinos: They're making huge gains in finishing high school and enrolling in college, but they're getting stuck in the job market because they are less likely to earn bachelor's degrees.


Sending short, encouraging notes to students, and talking with them about their potential, can dramatically boost enrollment in Advanced Placement courses, a study finds.


The high school graduation rate among Hispanic students has dropped sharply in the past decade, reaching an all-time low.


The data-retrieval tool for federal financial aid forms will be back up and running by Oct. 1. It has been down since last spring because of security problems.


A new study shows that students who are the first in their families to attend college are far less likely to finish college degrees than those from college-going families.


A new study finds that advice from the working world is particularly valuable as students decide on a college major, but it's the kind of advice they get least often.


South Dakota becomes the first state to offer guaranteed admission to students based on their performance on the Smarter Balanced exam.


A new national musical theater songwriting competition, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, seeks talented young composers.


In its market-share battle with ACT, the College Board adds one more statewide contract: West Virginia.


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