Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
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September 10, 2014
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.
March 12, 2014
American Indian high school graduates who took the ACT exam in 2013 were the least likely of any student group to meet any of the college-readiness benchmarks, a new report finds.
February 10, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.
December 18, 2013
A new database with state-by-state details on dual enrollment laws is now available from the Education Commission of the States.