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July 27, 2015

Course Access May Make It Harder for Rural Schools to Send Kids to College

An ongoing study of Virginia schools suggests school capacity could hinder college-going for students from rural high schools.

June 09, 2015

College Dreams, Financial Nightmares

Since they were in elementary school, we've told our students that if they worked hard, they could go to college, that education was the path towards financial security. What if that's not true?

May 28, 2015

How Do We Get More Black Men to Attend College?

While the more people with degrees is certainly a boon for the American economy, not every group is benefitting from this elevated educational shift. Specifically, black young men are attending college at lower rates than their peers, even coming in behind black young women when it comes to college enrollment and graduation.

May 28, 2015

Condition of Education: Are There College 'Dropout Factories'?

Federal data highlights deep disparities in college attainment.

April 13, 2015

Tuition Revenue Keeps Public Colleges Afloat as State Support Lags

A new report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers association finds tuition made up 47 percent of revenues for public colleges for the third year in a row.

April 02, 2015

NCAA Challenge Was a "Big Tent" Triumph

You, folks mentioned above, our Center and hundreds of others came together in a four-year battle with the N.C.A.A. It was a wonderful example of people across political, ideological and philosophical lines successfully challenging something that made no sense.

March 17, 2015

Use of Mobile Devices for Studying Skyrockets Among College Students

More than 80 percent of college students are now using mobile devices to study, and the growth in the use of those devices is shaping where and when postsecondary enrollees do academic work, a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education and Hanover Research finds.

March 17, 2015

Should All Students Take Dual-Credit Courses?

State legislatures should insure that a variety of college courses are available, for free, on every high school campus and that the state also make courses on college campuses available at no cost to students. This gives students a "leg up" and also helps them develop the kind of "academic momentum" that increases high school graduation rates, as well as completion rates at a one, two or four year college program.

March 10, 2015

Should We Provide Community College for All?

Should we provide free universal access to community college? Jack Schneider and former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Paul Reville, discuss.

January 23, 2015

Latino Students Make Strides, Still Face Challenges, Report Shows

"The Condition of Latinos in Education: 2015 Factbook" pulls data from a number of sources to a give state-level picture of K-12 enrollment and shed light on national advances and challenges for Latino students.

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