A study by the Pew Research Center finds that most Republicans think colleges and universities have a negative impact on American life, while Democrats see higher education as a positive force.
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July 11, 2017
June 08, 2017
The Gallup organization, which has been polling college students and alumni for years, pulls together their findings to offer key tips and advice for young people planning for college.
May 16, 2017
The College Board and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a two-year partnership aimed at expanding access for low-income and rural students to college preparation and planning tools.
March 29, 2017
A proposed bill in Washington state goes farther than laws in other states to maximize the awarding of college credit for scores of 3 or higher on Advanced Placement exams.
March 10, 2017
A new study finds that high-achieving white girls from financially secure homes are the most likely students to participate in dual-enrollment programs.
January 12, 2017
South Dakota tried to cut down on college remediation by offering the Accuplacer test to high school students, but few districts used the system.
December 19, 2016
College readiness and college-admissions testing dominated the list of the most-read posts of 2016 on "High School & Beyond" blog.
November 07, 2016
A new study finds that colleges and universities are using dual-enrollment programs as recruiting tools, as well as to serve students who seek a challenge.
September 29, 2016
A new paper argues that states should make a major change in how they report college readiness for accountability, a move that provides a more complete picture, but risks making states' numbers look worse.
September 28, 2016
Not all district superintendents think that completing dual-enrollment credits means a student is ready for college.