In an economy where college graduates earn significantly more than high school grads and enjoy a much lower unemployment rate, why are fewer people enrolling in college? Enrollment has dropped by nearly a million since 2011. Is this an expected…

Colleges and universities are getting increasingly creative with their admissions essay prompts, but a small liberal arts college has set a new precedent. In lieu of recommendation letters, extracurricular activities and test scores, Goucher College in Maryland will accept a…

Aug 18

Those costs — food, housing, childcare and education — rose 1.8 percent over the previous year, the Agriculture Department's new "Expenditures on Children and Families" report said. As in the past, families in the urban Northeast will spend more than…

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