Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.
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June 22, 2015
A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
June 18, 2015
More than 40 percent of graduates with an associate degree go on to earn a bachelor's degree, finds a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
May 28, 2015
Federal data highlights deep disparities in college attainment.
January 14, 2015
A study of Washington state's college performance-funding system found a boost for short-term certificates, but not more valuable degrees.
October 31, 2014
Should the Census ask Americans about their college major?
July 11, 2014
The White House and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy in Washington are doubling down on the use of experimental studies to find what works in policy and practice, with a pilot competition funding three low-cost randomized trials in education, health, and workplace safety and a White House summit on how to use them.
January 10, 2014
New federal data show nearly half of people who were 10th graders in 2002 have not earned any college degree or certification a decade later.
October 15, 2013
High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
October 11, 2013
Dispersing student loan payments at intervals rather than in a lump sum may help students be more academically and fiscally responsible, a new study suggests.