By Hari Sreenivasan
For many students at LaGuardia Community College in New York, making it from the first day of school to graduation is a struggle. And they’re not alone. Part of this national problem? We don't have a good idea of who's…
By Natasha K. Warikoo
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…
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
Antioch College has become a textbook case for other troubled schools to study, and yet one of its biggest lessons is the value of being unique.
By PBS NewsHour
A program in Arizona supports nontraditional students who want to pursue degrees at their own speed. Much like a Netflix subscription, the new program lets students pay a flat fee for a personalized curriculum that works within their schedules. Hari…
By Vic Pasquantonio
If you are considering an online bachelors or master's degree, have an experience you would like to share or want to find out more about the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning, we want to hear from you! Join in…
Simmons College could barely meet its payroll. Now it has tens of millions of dollars in annual surpluses. So what does this financial solution mean for grad students who face escalating debt?…
By Sarah Gonser, The Hechinger Report
As Washington debates what to do about the program for undocumented immigrant children, "we don’t know where our futures are going," say these student dreamers.
Coal miners in the heart of Appalachia face unemployment and uncertainty as the expansion of automation and natural gas threatens the industry that’s been an economic bedrock. But a West Virginia nonprofit matches displaced workers to sustainable jobs in agriculture…
By Laura Santhanam
People quit school for a host of reasons -- no money, workplace demands, family sickness or a new child. In Tennessee, policymakers say helping students overcome obstacles to get back into college could mean big payoffs for the state.
By Nick Roll, Inside Higher Ed
Can prevention and education programs be effective measures for stemming the opioid crisis? A new Maryland law raises the question.
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