Congressional Republicans introduced three bills this week in their opening bid to overhaul the Higher Education Act, including a proposal to simplify the student-loan application.
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June 27, 2014
June 27, 2014
A "breakfast club," a "posse" program, and a universal college savings account were among the programs highlighted this week at a Washington forum aimed at smoothing the way to college for young black men.
June 20, 2014
The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of 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 17, 2014
A new book coauthored by a variety of experts outlines strategies to diversity the nation's college campuses.
June 12, 2014
Beginning in 2015, students graduating from Kalamazoo Public Schools will have a choice of using their Promise scholarships to attend a private or public higher education institution in the state.
June 11, 2014
A collection of six Commentaries examines efforts to increase student access and success to college and career.
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.
May 15, 2014
With a new $75 million grant program, the U.S. department wants to help creative efforts to broaden access to college and boost student achievement.
May 09, 2014
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics developed a free, online guide to help student navigate the college search, application, and financial aid process.