Shanghai dominates US in student test scores

American educators received a wake-up call today when it was revealed that students in Shanghai rank number one globally in reading, math and science, far outpacing their American peers. Despite modest gains in math and […]

10 Skills Needed To Thrive In A Post-Collapse World

Knowledge is something that no one can take from you. It’s the eternal wealth that will help you thrive in a Post-Collapse world.

Some experts see the perfect storm emerging for a dramatic collapse of Western […]

Special Report: Are Colleges Graduating Their Students?

Jerome Thompson entered the University of Akron in 1996, fresh out of high school. He dropped out within a year, saying in retrospect that he […]

The China Boom

IN her ballroom dance class, Li Wanrong has learned to tango and cha-cha. At lunch one day, she tried a strange mix of flavors — pepperoni pizza, the spicy sausage and oozing cheese nearly burning […]

Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

Will you have a better life if you graduate from an elite school? Students and their parents think the answer is yes, and competition for […]

Resources for College Savers

Figuring out which colleges will help your child prosper can be difficult because each college claims to be uniquely better than all others. Luckily, figuring out which fund will help your college savings prosper is […]

U.N. Wants Universities to Help Foster Development

The United Nations announced last week the formation of a global initiative to involve the academic world in the organization’s work. The project, called the […]

100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2009-10

We updated and ranked this list of the top 100 colleges for 2009-10. Sort the overall rankings for both in-state students and out-of-state students, costquality measures or financial aid measures (how we scored the schools). Then select […]