WASHINGTON — The for-profit college sector filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to halt new regulations of its industry.
Workers considering heading back to school to boost their earning power may want to avoid certificate programs that last less than a year. By the end of the decade more than 60 percent of U.S. jobs are expected to require … Continue reading
Younger voters made a big difference for President Obama twice, but their numbers drop in midterm elections. Political editor Lisa Desjardins asks participants of NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs in Kentucky, Michigan and Colorado to watch and react to this year’s political ads and explain what motivates them politically. Continue reading
As Democrats and Republicans seek out the young adult vote PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs looked at issues surrounding elections in their home states, from a bill on the minimum wage in Arkansas to the role of gender and social media in local politics. Continue reading
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs asked teens across the country for their reaction to an 18-year-old running for office and whether they could ever imagine themselves doing the same. Continue reading
In October, the PBS NewsHour’s Extra team sent an anonymous online questionnaire about politics to 80 schools in the Student Reporting Labs network, which trains middle and high school students in video journalism. Here’s what they had to say. Continue reading
SAT scores for college hopefuls that took the exam in October are out. That is, unless the test taker is a resident of China or South Korea. Concerns over cheating have the College Board and the Educational Testing Service, the nonprofit organizations that design and administer the SAT, withholding scores for students from those countries. Continue reading
Parents, you can give up the twinge of guilt you feel when you let your toddler watch television or play with your smartphone or tablet, according to a new report from Zero to Three.
WASHINGTON — For-profit colleges that don’t produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.
Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule being announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose access to federal student-aid programs. Continue reading
In an unprecedented, broad-based survey, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology polled students about their attitudes and experiences with sexual assault on campus. One in six female undergraduate students who responded to the survey say they’ve experienced sexual assault on the … Continue reading