A former College Board official who had a lead role in designing the new SAT—and then became an ardent critic of the process—has become part of an FBI investigation into possible security breaches in the college-entrance exam.


Colorado has established new statewide graduation requirements, but they allow students to choose from a menu of ways to prove they're ready for diplomas.


Kaplan Test Prep announces a free online course for the PSAT, aimed at helping students compete for National Merit scholarships.


The decline in scores is not unexpected, say company representatives, because more states began requiring all 11th graders take the college readiness exam.


A new study shows that only two in 10 high school seniors have taken computer science, and half attend schools that don't even offer it.


Two big school districts in Colorado are the latest to consider moving high school start times later, in response to research that suggests teenagers do better in school if they can sleep in later.


#whathighschooltaught me trends on Twitter, with a variety of high school experiences that range from the joyful to the cynical.


A recent decision by the University of Pennsylvania to let students choose which SAT scores to submit has sparked renewed reflection about how to level the playing field in college admissions.


New Jersey joins New Mexico as the only other state in the country to require students to pass the PARCC exam to graduate from high school.


To thrive in a rapidly changing workplace, low-income students need not only postsecondary education, but work experience, and skills like adaptability and perseverance that will help them succeed in their jobs, a new report says.


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