Elissa Nadworny

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DeVos Announces New Rules On Campus Sexual Assault; New Bill Tries To Simplify Financial Aid

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.


The Benefits Of Taking Out Loans For College

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.


Education Is A Top Issue In Midterms, And Professors Promise To Encourage Voting

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.


5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One

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.


5 Things To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One

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.


Student Borrowers And Advocates Win Court Case Against DeVos

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A judge ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' delay of borrower protection rules was "unlawful" and "arbitrary and capricious."


From Poverty To Rocket Scientist To CEO, A Girl Scout's Inspiring Story

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.


Today's College Students Aren't Who You Think They Are

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.


The Most Popular High School Plays And Musicals

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.


DeVos To Make It Tougher For Defrauded Students To Seek Debt Relief

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.


Trying To Get Your First Job? There's A Class For That

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.


For Teens, Dystopian Fiction Seems Pretty Real — And That's Why They Like It

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.


How Virtual Advisers Help Low-Income Students Apply To College

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.


Virtual Advisers Help Out With College Admissions

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.


How A Dad Filmed His Early Days Of Fatherhood And Became A YouTube Star

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."


We Now Know A Lot More About Students Who Receive Federal College Grants

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Several new reports offer insight on how well colleges and universities are serving their low-income students.


Why Is Undergraduate College Enrollment Declining?

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?


Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

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.


College Decision Day Brings Relief, Excitement And Big Worries About Money

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.


100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students

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.