Elissa Nadworny appears in the following:
Friday, November 19, 2021
Undergraduates at the school finish their degree with an average of $27,000 in student loan debt. A new program could make that number zero.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
A federal tuition-free college program was cut from Biden's social agenda — but a patchwork of state and local programs persists. And at the lower level, it's a far more bipartisan policy.
Monday, November 15, 2021
President Biden's infrastructure bill includes $65 billion for improving broadband. That money could make a big difference for rural college students, who are especially disconnected.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The pandemic has seen far fewer students go to college — that trend continued this fall, according to preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Biden administration's program to make community college tuition-free will not become a reality in this round of the president's spending priorities, leaving progressive groups disappointed.
Monday, October 11, 2021
With so many colleges going virtual last year, many sophomores are on campus for the first time. But it's different — a lot still feel like freshman. Colleges set up programs to get them caught up.
Thursday, October 07, 2021
On average, a worker with a bachelor's degree will earn more than a worker who doesn't have one. But new research shows there are a lot of exceptions.
Friday, October 01, 2021
FAFSA applications have been down during the pandemic, and there have been some recent changes to the form. This year's applications open Oct. 1.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Jill Biden visited a community college in Michigan to talk about the Biden administration's plan for free community college.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
Many schools have jumped at the chance to join the hundreds of colleges that have some sort of vaccine mandate, hoping to keep students safe, campuses filled and legal concerns at bay.
Monday, August 30, 2021
The FDA's decision to fully approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has opened the door for a growing number of colleges and universities to mandate the vaccine for their communities this academic year.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
College students are heading back to campus this month — and with the delta variant spreading, many aren't sure what to expect from this school year.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Students across the country are headed back to campus for fall classes. With the delta variant raging, there are questions around how colleges can pull this semester off.
Friday, August 13, 2021
U.S. colleges are counting on high COVID-19 vaccination rates to keep their campuses safe this fall. Many are pulling out flashy rewards to encourage students and faculty to get their shots.
Monday, June 28, 2021
Indiana University is among the more that 500 colleges in the U.S. requiring that students receive the COVID-19 vaccine for fall semester. But a new lawsuit is challenging the university's mandate.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Undergraduate college enrollment fell again this spring, down nearly 5% from a year ago. "It's really the end of a truly frightening year for higher education," one researcher says.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Colorado has become the first state to do away with legacy admissions in public colleges. The governor also ended a requirement that public colleges consider SAT or ACT scores for freshmen.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
A student who has been incarcerated for more than 10 years delivers a graduation speech about forgiveness, perseverance and making the most of a future he sees as rich with potential.
Monday, May 24, 2021
At Pitzer College's graduation, a student spoke about forgiveness, perseverance and seizing future potential. He drew from his experience of being incarcerated for more than 10 years.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
In the new book Pregnant Girl, Nicole Lewis shares her experience as a Black teenage mother and college student fighting for opportunities for herself and her child.