Protests intensified in London after legislation passed to triple university tuition fees. Margaret Warner gets the latest on the protests, what's behind them and what's next with Ned Temko from The Observer.
By Carolyn O'Hara
As 2010 college graduates begin to enter a tight, but improving, job market, the PBS NewsHour talked to university career services directors from around the country to see whether this year's graduates face brighter prospects than in years past.
President Obama enacted a sweeping remake of the student lending market by signing the final piece of the health care overhaul into law. Jeffrey Brown talks to a higher education reporter about how the new law will impact college students…
A recent survey has found just 45 percent of college students offered a job this past spring accepted a position, begging the question, are recent graduates grasping the severity of the financial crisis?…
The College Summit program in St. Louis Missouri helps low income students turn their dreams of college into reality. In this interview, teacher Brian Kruger describes how the program transformed the school, his students and his own life.
Academics and analysts discussed whether affirmative action policies should continue to be based on race and ethnicity or changed to reflect a person's class and wealth. Ray Suarez moderated the debate at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the…
A new study on American higher education gave all but one state a failing grade on affordability, and warned that college could soon be out of reach for most Americans.
For all the historic footers already added to this first presidential debate between Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, the debate itself almost didn't happen following Senator McCain's decision two days prior the event, to suspend his campaign.
In a conversation with Jeffrey Brown, novelist and NewsHour essayist Roger Rosenblatt discusses his new book, "Beet," which takes a satirical look at college life. The novel focuses on a fictional elite university of the same title, which looks for…
Psychologist David Shern is the president and CEO of Mental Health America, an advocacy group formerly known as the National Mental Health Association.
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