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Race-Based College Admissions Policies Reviewed in Report

Latest Education News: Race-Based College Admissions Policies Reviewed in Report The American Council of Education analyzed policies at 338 college and universities and found that one-third still consider race as a factor in admissions. . Read ...

Free Community College Gains Momentum

Latest Education News: Free Community College Gains Momentum The Oregon Promise was signed into law granting free community college tuition for high school graduates with a 2.5 GPA . Read the rest of the news Free Community College Gains Momentum ...

New Blog Offers Analysis of Pathways to College and Career

Latest Education News: New Blog Offers Analysis of Pathways to College and Career Veteran reporter Catherine Gewertz debuts her new blog, High School & Beyond, this week, which focuses on policies that shape adolescents preparation for college and ...

Middle Schools Look for Ways to Connect Students with College and Careers

Latest Education News: Middle Schools Look for Ways to Connect Students with College and Careers Granite Valley Middle School in Monson, Mass., entered into a partnership with four nearby colleges to build connections between the 5-8th grade students ...

Money’s Best Colleges List Focuses on Value

Latest Education News: Money’s Best Colleges List Focuses on Value A new list of 736 best-value colleges is based on measures that reflect student earnings, affordability, and educational quality. . Read the rest of the news Money’s ...

Calls to Simplify Federal Financial Aid Process Grow

Latest Education News: Calls to Simplify Federal Financial Aid Process Grow The Gates Foundation issues a policy paper calling on the federal government to simply the FAFSA by making it shorter and starting the process earlier. . Read the rest ...

Student Income Influences Choice of College Major

Latest Education News: Student Income Influences Choice of College Major An analysis of data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows the amount of money a college student’s parents make can correlate with what that person studies. ...

One-Third of College Students Transfer Schools Before Graduation

Latest Education News: One-Third of College Students Transfer Schools Before Graduation New data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds students are increasingly moving across state lines and switching colleges before they earn ...

American Indian Students Struggle to Meet ACT College Readiness Marks

Latest Education News: American Indian Students Struggle to Meet ACT College Readiness Marks ACT reports that 55 percent of American Indian students fail to meet the college readiness benchmark in any of the four subject areas. . Read the rest ...

Survey Finds 7 in 10 College Students Stressed About Personal Finances

Latest Education News: Survey Finds 7 in 10 College Students Stressed About Personal Finances The first National Student Financial Wellness Study shows most students are borrowing for college and one-third say money pressures are affecting their studies. ...
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