A survey of schools that made The Washington Post's Most Challenging High School list shows many schools still have rules that keep students from signing up for AP, IB, and AICE courses.
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October 23, 2014
College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process.
October 21, 2014
After 12 years in K-8 education, I'm finally getting a glimpse of the world of high school—and it's a totally different, sometimes bizarre, world.
September 10, 2014
Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
September 02, 2014
In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.
August 13, 2014
With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.
August 05, 2014
Some of the organizations invited by the White House to make commitments to improve college access and completion for low-income students report on their progress.
July 07, 2014
The Education Commission of the States issues a model framework for more consistent counting and monitoring of incoming college students in need of remedial coursework.
June 10, 2014
The non-profit College Tribe in Washington, D.C. shifted its focus from high school to 3-8th graders in hopes of building basic academic skills and aspirations early enough to impact college success.
April 10, 2014
The Manchester, N.H. district must make efforts to combat discrimination, after an agreement with the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.