Worried about enrollment and judged on success, some colleges are boosting student support -- but the high price isn't financially feasible for all schools.
For every big-money, high-profile college sports program you'll see during March Madness, there's a tiny, low-profile program like Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. As they compete in a regional postseason basketball tournament for Christian colleges, they face an uncertain future.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
One state tries industry partnerships to close the divide between what college students learn and employers need.
By PBS NewsHour
The new tax law’s education-related changes include allowing parents to use up to $10,000 from their tax-free 529 college savings account to help pay for private or religious schools for any grade. Alyson Klein of Education Week and Anya Kamenetz…
By Meredith Kolodner and Sarah Gonser, The Hechinger Report
The stress of working jobs to financially support themselves and their families while attending high school hits undocumented teens disproportionally hard. Three young people describe their paths to higher education.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A Republican bill that would eliminate key loan subsidies for college students and give a boost to for-profit colleges has passed the first major hurdle in the House of Representatives.
Both the Senate and House tax overhaul bills could make higher education more expensive for some students, though in different ways. The biggest proposed changes in the House bill would end the deduction for interest paid on student loans, a…
By Ted Afield, The Conversation
The tax code overhaul pending in Congress is littered with provisions that would make it a lot harder for most Americans to go to college or grad school, writes Ted Afield, director of the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
ATLANTA — A business major at Clark Atlanta University, Delaina Mims said she spends at least eight hours a day at the Robert W. Woodruff Library. “It’s a good space and it’s better than being by yourself,” said Mims, who…
In August, the Justice Department sought lawyers to investigate whether Harvard University has discriminated against Asian Americans in favor of black and Latino applicants. In her column, Harvard professor Natasha Warikoo explains how such efforts are an attempt at a…
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