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March 13, 2019

Principals Dealing With Hostility and Division in the Age of Trump, Survey Shows

Most high school principals are grappling with hostile clashes between students and a swirl of other problems stemming from the political division and heated rhetoric during the Trump presidency, according to a new report.

December 26, 2018

Creating Opportunities for Gifted Students in Rural Communities

In a pair of videos, Education Week chronicles the challenges and opportunities for gifted rural students in Alaska.

May 17, 2018

Low-Income Students: More Going to College, But Few Earning Degrees

A new report assembles statistics pointing to a troubling good news/bad news pattern among low-income students heading to college.

January 09, 2018

Gates Seeks to Fund Creation of Networks to Guide Secondary School Improvement

Part of its recently announced $1.7 billion investment in K-12, the foundation is looking for groups to keep tabs on networks trying out different approaches to improve middle and high schools.

December 14, 2017

More Free ACT, SAT Score Reports Announced for Low-Income Students

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.

December 07, 2017

Colleges Expand Commitments to Recruit Underserved Students

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.

November 09, 2017

11 Steps Colleges Should Take to Help Low-Income Students

Colleges and universities have a duty to help low-income students surmount the many barriers they face in the application process, and 11 key practices could help them do that, a new report says.

October 26, 2017

College-Advising Model Yields Results for Low-Income Students

One college-advising program is helping to bridge the college-graduation gap for low-income and first-generation students with up to six years of support, researchers say. What lessons can schools learn?

September 14, 2017

Getting Into Selective High Schools: Test Scores, Race, and Income

Test scores, race, and family income are just some of the factors that influence who gets in to selective-admissions high schools in Philadelphia, raising questions of access and equity.

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.

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