At Paul Quinn College, where once there was a football field, now there’s an organic farm. It’s not just a symbol of renewal for this once-struggling historically black college in Dallas; it’s where students work to pay tuition. As part…
By Denise Cummins
The most frequently cited culprits implicated in declining student resilience are "helicopter parenting" and an overly regimented K-12 education system. Yet feedback from parents and students tell a very different story — one in which the economy plays a starring…
In conversations with a dozen Black Muslim students across the country, I heard story after story of exclusion -- and the search for allies within their own Muslim communities.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
The move to more aggressive strategies comes after four-and-a-half years of overall enrollment declines at U.S. universities and colleges. And while private, nonprofit schools have managed to maintain a fairly level number of students, they’re finding that harder and more…
According to a Bankrate survey released Monday, 89 percent of four-year college grads believe that their degree was a good investment.
By Catherine Gewertz, Education Week
Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college.
By Adam Allington, Associated Press
Raising kids costs a lot of money, so when they finally strike out on their own it stands to reason that parents would have more money to spend, save or invest.
By Shondra Carpenter
As summer gets underway, rising seniors may want to think about getting a jump start on college planning.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Grade inflation — no, hyperinflation — is running rampant in American higher education. A recent study revealed that 42 percent of four-year college grades are A’s, and 77 percent are either A’s or B’s.
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia announced plans to take a gap year before she attends Harvard in 2017, an idea that is taking hold among more and more students. In 2015, 30-40,000 students took a year off after graduating…
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