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 Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Turkey reportedly placed a temporary ban on professional scholars leaving the country for work-related purposes as part of its investigation into an attempted coup last week.
By Mark Walsh, Education Week
The controversial ruling on race-based admissions could have lasting and immediate effects everywhere, from the most selective colleges to neighborhood K-12 schools.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — In a gesture to her former Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is announcing new steps aimed at tackling the rising cost of college tuition and the burden of student loan debt, including a three-month…
By Shondra Carpenter
As summer gets underway, rising seniors may want to think about getting a jump start on college planning.
For Georgia State’s Tyler Mulvenna, a $900 grant from an innovative retention program let him live on campus, work less and do what he came to do: study. The school, worried about abysmal graduation rates for poor students found, a…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
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 Teresa Wiltz, Stateline
A decade ago, most college students with substance abuse problems had little help besides student health services and local Alcoholics Anonymous chapters. That’s changing. Today, roughly 150 colleges and universities in 49 states offer recovery programs, providing students with counseling,…
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