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July 11, 2017

Most Republicans Have Negative View of Higher Education, Poll Finds

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.

June 08, 2017

Five Things to Remember When Planning for College, by People Who Study It

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

College Board, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Team Up on Pathways Work

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

College Board Backs Legislation to 'Maximize' Credit for AP Courses

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

Study Finds Gender, Race, Income Gaps in Dual-Enrollment Programs

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

How Useful Are College Placement Tests in High School?

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, College-Admissions Tests: The Most-Read Posts From 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

Dual Enrollment: Good for Colleges, Not Just Students, Survey Finds

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 More Honest Way of Reporting College Readiness?

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

Dual-Enrollment Credits and Doubts About College Readiness

Not all district superintendents think that completing dual-enrollment credits means a student is ready for college.

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