The scores for the SAT this year were at the lowest they have been since the exam was overhauled a decade ago. Bloomberg education reporter Janet Lorin joins Alison Stewart for more on the dramatic dip in scores.
By PBS NewsHour
Nineteen-year-old Owen Labrie, a former student at a prep school in New Hampshire, was accused of raping a freshman girl in 2014, but a jury cleared him of felony rape, convicting him on other lesser charges. Jeffrey Brown discusses the…
The phrase “school to prison pipeline” refers to the link between spending time in failing schools and landing time behind bars. A pilot program aims to rewrite that saying by creating a “prison to college” pipeline. Special correspondent for education…
By Paul Solman
Is college worth the financial cost? Here's what parents and students need to know to make the best financial decision when it comes to deciding on which college to attend.
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't…
For the past few weeks, college graduates across the country have accepted their diplomas, bidding their academic years adieu as they embark into the world beyond. But not before listening to a classic commencement speech about the time behind them,…
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan servicing practices that it says can make paying back loans "stressful or harmful."…
By PBS NewsHour
In many ways, Missoula, Montana, is a typical American college town. Now it’s the setting of author and journalist Jon Krakauer’s new investigative book, which dissects a series of student sexual assault cases and the challenges of prosecuting certain abusers.
By Jillian Gordon
As educators, it’s time to stop pushing all of our students to go to college, and instead push them towards the path that is right for them.
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