During the 2010-11 school year, about 59 percent of rural high school graduates enrolled in college, compared to 55 percent of their urban peers.
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October 21, 2014
October 08, 2014
The decision puts teeth into an abstract promise: that the consortium's 11th grade "college ready" score actually connotes college readiness.
September 30, 2014
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.
September 30, 2014
About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.
August 15, 2014
The magazine's September issue has a package of education articles, including one looking at the Minerva Project, an effort to transform higher education.
July 25, 2014
The House passed three higher education bills this week as part of its piecemeal efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, which the Senate is also trying to tackle.
July 10, 2014
The Education and the Workforce Committee cleared three bills with bipartisan support Thursday in its opening bid to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.
July 07, 2014
Congress has just 16 working days before its month-long summer recess. Here's a rundown of what's on its education-related to-do list.
June 27, 2014
Teachers' unions are wary of a new grant in Sen. Tom Harkin's Higher Education Act reauthorization draft that would rank teacher-preparation programs based in part on student test scores.
June 26, 2014
House Republicans introduced three bills Thursday afternoon in their opening bid to overhaul the Higher Education Act, including a proposal to simplify the student loan application.