The U.S. Department of Education announces 24 colleges and universities won one of the new "First in The World" grants to spur innovation in higher education.
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September 30, 2014
August 07, 2014
A new study finds high school preparation and finances are key factors in college completion, dispelling notion that selectivity of a school is an advantage.
July 29, 2014
A gathering of 130 thought leaders in the field of school counseling and college access met at Harvard to discuss ways to improve college advising with training, technology, and collaboration.
July 29, 2014
Nearly 31 million Americans have "some college" but no degree in the past 20 years, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
July 23, 2014
Mentoring programs that pair college students with high schoolers are among the strategies the Education Department would like to pilot under a new initiative.
June 20, 2014
A new documentary chronicles the race for prestige that has turned colleges into businesses that critics say are more focused on enrollment than student success.
June 19, 2014
A new report from the Education Trust calls for more accountability for colleges that graduate less than 15 percent of students in six years and have a large share of students who are unable to repay their loans after leaving school.
June 18, 2014
AT&T and Udacity partner to offer online degrees with job-focused credentials in six to 12 months.
June 17, 2014
A new book coauthored by a variety of experts outlines strategies to diversity the nation's college campuses.
June 11, 2014
A collection of six Commentaries examines efforts to increase student access and success to college and career.