June 15, 2009 - 3:00am
Virginia's high-stakes high school test -- and incentives used to get students to take it -- may have driven up grade point averages of college applicants from the commonwealth, study finds.
June 10, 2009 - 3:00am
When it comes to international students, the still-controversial practice of paying commissions to recruiters gains greater acceptance, and visibility.
June 9, 2009 - 3:00am
Surveys by NACAC finds high schools reporting more students being influenced by cost, and colleges seeing signs of those choices.
June 1, 2009 - 3:00am
The "10 percent" plan in Texas has been one of the most successful experiments ever tried to get more minority students into top public universities with race-neutral criteria. It spawned similar (if less ambitious) programs in California and Florida and prompted numerous debates about equity in higher education admissions.