A fatal shooting at a college campus was on protesters' minds Wednesday at a North Carolina teacher rally, adding a somber note to a demonstration in support of overhauling the state's education priorities.
By Amanda Morris, Associated Press
A shooting on a North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in the state's largest city.
By Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press
The measure calls for the university to start with a fee of $27.20 per semester in the fall of 2020, "in honor of the 272 people sold by Georgetown," referring to the slaves sold by Jesuits to finance the university…
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
The University of Michigan violated the rights of a male student by refusing to allow him or a representative to question witnesses in an alleged incident of sexual misconduct at a "Risky Business"-themed fraternity party, the court said.
By Ed White, Associated Press
Not everyone takes a traditional route to a college degree that will prepare them for the workforce. John Yang talks with Nicole Smith of Georgetown University and Beth Cobert of the Markle Foundation about alternatives to help young adults and…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
Worried about enrollment and judged on success, some colleges are boosting student support -- but the high price isn't financially feasible for all schools.
By Luba Ostashevsky, The Hechinger Report
Unlike after previous recessions, public higher-education spending is stubbornly down. And in some states, a bigger and bigger share of what they do spend on public universities and colleges is going to such things as employee pensions, not instruction.
Do colleges put too much pressure on students to impress admissions committees with achievements and accolades? A new report from the Harvard Graduate School of Education recommends limiting the number of advanced placement classes and extracurricular activities that students can…
Final deadlines for college applications are looming this week, and students who are first in their families to attend college are far less likely to have help navigating the application system. The College Advising Corps aims to change that by…
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