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 »
October is National Principals Month and it’s an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of these too often overlooked professionals.
In recent years, more data have come out on how well students are able to manage repaying their loans beyond the three-year window currently used for federal accountability purposes (via cohort default rates). A great 2015 paper by Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis used tax records merged with data from the National Student Loan Data… Read more »
Head Start may not boost school test scores, but researchers find long-term, multigenerational benefits.
Harvard faculty met Tuesday afternoon to reconsider a proposed ban on fraternities, sororities and other single-gender social clubs. After recommending the College prohibit students from joining the groups, they may be backtracking after receiving flack from former students.