Battle Lines Drawn Over For-Profit Colleges

The battle lines on the future of for-profit colleges were being drawn Wednesday, a day before a series of Congressional hearings on the issue were to begin.

Fueled by federal student aid, the for-profit sector has […]

Investing in Education: The American Graduation Initiative

As part of his effort to build a stronger foundation that will allow us to lead in the global economy, the President announced a historic initiative to strengthen our nation’s community colleges, and called for […]

Community Colleges Cutting Back on Open Access

In this economy, community colleges are widely seen as the solution to many problems. Displaced workers are registering in droves to earn credentials that might get them back in the game. Strapped […]

College Dropouts Cite Trouble Going to School While Working to Support Themselves

Most dropouts leave college because they have trouble going to school while working to support themselves, according to a report released Wednesday by Public Agenda, a nonpartisan research group.

With the Obama administration pushing to improve […]

3 Tips to Help You Graduate Early

Did you know that over the past few years, more and more students have been graduating “late”? It’s true–they’re taking more than the typical 4 years to graduate college, and you know what […]

For Students, a Waiting List Is Scant Hope

Ashley Koski, ranked third in the senior class at Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Va., has wanted to attend Duke University since she was 12.

Late last month, she learned that Duke had neither accepted […]

15 percent tuition hike for all Florida state universities

Tuition will be rising 15 percent at all of Florida’s state universities for the second straight year, increasing to a level that is still below the national average but starting to raise concerns among some […]

Colleges Find Creative Ways to Cut Back

A funky roommate named recession is settling in on campuses this fall as colleges and universities slash budgets for virtually everything from salad bars to ski teams. U.S. colleges and universities suffered, on […]