Amherst College announced it is planning to admit Puerto Rican students displaced by Hurricane Maria seven weeks after the story devastated the island.
New youth apprenticeship programs must grapple with the ugly legacy of career tracking.
NEW YORK – A few days after headlines exploded about yet another university president suspending Greek life activities after yet another hazing death, a group of college presidents sat around a dinner table expressing concern about bad behavior at fraternities. But somehow, they couldn’t help singing their praises as well. Fraternities foster a sense of… Read more »
Even states that only grudgingly rely on multiple-choice tests may sit out an “innovative assessment” pilot
For-profit sector produced a disproportionate share of indebted dropouts
But experts question if computer-based programs help or hinder learning for young children
The flaws in her vision of an education marketplace aren’t just a matter of politics—they are a matter of fact.
Mobility Report Cards Data Show These Institutions are Increasingly Recruiting Affluent Students
Financial aid policies may be speeding up the trend
Earlier this week, my blog post summarizing new data on Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates at four-year colleges was released through the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center Chalkboard blog. I have since received several questions about the data and requests for detailed data for specific colleges, showing the interest within the higher education community for better… Read more »