The most-read blog posts of 2017 show a wide-ranging interest in financial aid, the value of high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees, and, yes, testing screwups.
A new study suggests that students might not be heeding a big argument policymakers have been pushing--that students don't need bachelor's degrees to be successful.
ACT announces an expansion of its policy to let low-income students send their test scores to colleges for free. Almost immediately, the College Board announced that it is expanding its own free-score-report policy.
A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to federal charges in a hacking scheme that shut down a key piece of the federal financial aid system earlier this year.
Policymakers need to break down barriers that promote a false choice between apprenticeships and higher education. A new paper outlines steps to blend the two.
Colleges and universities are expanding their commitments to bring more low-income, high-achieving students onto their campuses as part of the American Talent Initiative.
The high school graduation rate has reached yet another all-time high, with notable gains in all groups of students.
A Republican bill to overhaul the Higher Education Act would require schools to notify students by 10th grade that financial aid could help them afford college. It also requires "enhanced" financial-aid counseling.
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.