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June 25, 2019

For High-Performing, Low-Income Students, Taking a College Admission Test for Free Could Be a Game-Changer

Virginia researchers find universal free admissions testing can boost the pool of college-going students by 20 percent to 40 percent.

May 22, 2019

Persistent College-Going Gaps Probed in Latest 'Condition of Education' Report

Students from poor families are more likely than wealthier students to opt for a short-term degree, delay college, or leave without a diploma, federal statistics show.

May 15, 2019

Money Over Shakespeare: Study Shows How Childhood Socioeconomic Status Determines Wealth in Adulthood

Affluent children with low test scores have a 71 percent chance of becoming affluent adults, the study finds, while high-scoring poor children have just a 31 percent of chance of growing up to attain wealth.

May 07, 2019

When It Comes to College, High School Grades Reveal More Than Just Academics

Why do grades seem to matter more than test scores in predicting which students complete college? A new study suggests one explanation.

October 23, 2018

OECD: How Economics Still Shapes Students' Educational Paths

While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

July 27, 2018

Indiana Using Data to Build Better Transcripts, College Transitions

Indiana's efforts to give students more control over their academic transcripts may prove a boon for researchers and school reformers, too.

July 01, 2018

New Education Research Chief Signals More Focus on College Over K-12 Studies

Mark Schneider, the new director of the Institute of Education Sciences, is pushing for new directions in the Education Department's research agency: more research on higher education and long-term achievement, and more practical results for educators.

May 02, 2018

Harvard Education School Taps Former Head of Federal Ed. Research Board as New Dean

Education economist Bridget Terry Long, a former chairwoman of the National Board for Education Science, has been named dean of Harvard University's graduate school of education.

April 02, 2018

Attending a Less-Challenging College May Hurt, Not Help, High School Transition

A new study suggests that students who have lower-achieving classmates in college than they had in high school show more symptoms of depression.

March 30, 2018

Grades Suffer When Class Time Doesn't Match Students' Biological Clocks

A new study comes as more high schools nationwide experiment with an array of school schedules, from late starts to four-day weeks and alternating block classes.

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