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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Also in our weekly roundup: Peer pressure can be used to reduce sexual violence in schools; more students are using Pell Grants over the summer.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Counselors and parents are hesitant for students to take out loans for college. But a new study shows that borrowing money can actually be helpful to students in community college.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Also in our weekly roundup, rural teens are experiencing homelessness, and four universities are suing the federal government over international student immigration rules.
Monday, October 01, 2018
According to a team of Harvard researchers, the key to addressing the achievement gap lies in connecting parents' natural instincts with what we know about developmental science.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Researchers know there's an achievement gap that exists at 18 months. That's before any formal learning has taken place. An organization in Boston is trying to help parents close this gap.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
A judge ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' delay of borrower protection rules was "unlawful" and "arbitrary and capricious."
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
When she was a Brownie, Sylvia Acevedo was inspired to earn her science badge. In her new memoir, the Girl Scouts CEO says this experience led directly to her career at NASA.
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Nearly 17 million students head to college this fall. About half are financially independent from their parents, and nearly 1 in 4 is a parent caring for a child.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Beauty and the Beast and Almost, Maine topped the list of most popular high school plays and musicals, according to Dramatics magazine's rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.
Friday, July 27, 2018
The Trump administration is proposing new rules that make it harder for defrauded students to get relief from the federal government, in an attempt to save taxpayers money.
Monday, July 23, 2018
Didn't land an internship or job this summer? Maybe next school year you could try taking a class. Many courses help with your cover letter, resume and interview skills.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Dystopian novels are all about consequences, choices and gray areas. Psychologists say that plays right into the sweet spot of the developing teenage brain.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Nearly one-fourth of high-achieving students from low-income families apply to college completely on their own. One approach to make the experience better? Pair students with a virtual adviser.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Nearly 1 in 4 high-achieving, low-income students apply to college completely on their own. A nonprofit aims to help them by connecting them to remote advisers.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Amid the cat videos and makeup tutorials on YouTube, millions of people have watched a dad interview his daughters. But La Guardia Cross insists he's an "extreme nonexpert on fatherhood."
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Several new reports offer insight on how well colleges and universities are serving their low-income students.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Undergrad enrollment in the U.S. is down for the sixth straight year. Women enrolling in higher education saved colleges in the 1980s. So who can save colleges today?
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Human brains are still developing throughout our teenage and early adult years. Knowing more about the way they work can teach us about how schools can work, too.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
On May 1, high school seniors must submit a commitment — and financial deposit — to their final college choice. But for low-income students, it's not necessarily the end of the road.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
As more schools band together to commit to recruiting and graduating 50,000 more low-income students, four college presidents discuss what it will take to get there.