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High schools

A group of high school graduates in black caps and gowns poses for a photo in their gymnasium.
Nov 22, 2022
Even as total community college enrollment has fallen, the number of dual-enrolled high school students has grown. Is it enough to sustain the long-suffering two-year institution?


August 22, 2011
Black and Latino applicants with academic credentials equal to white applicants are more likely to apply to and enroll in selective colleges, study finds.
August 3, 2011
What if the educators making important decisions about schools and colleges are acting too much on their guts and not enough based on actual evidence?
July 8, 2011
Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's statewide two-year system, offers limited scholarships to the top graduate of every high school in the state.
July 1, 2011
With K-12 instructors under attack from all sides, college professors must speak up on behalf of their peers and former students, for lofty and selfish reasons, Richard Greenwald writes.
April 4, 2011
"Summer melt" -- referring to those students who commit to enroll at a given college but then don't do so -- has been the subject of much discussion in recent years. Articles have focused on the challenges that colleges face when students put down multiple deposits (which they aren't supposed to do), throwing off projections of "yield," the percentage of accepted applicants who actually enroll.
March 17, 2011
The provost of Bard College at Simon's Rock -- which serves students who leave high school after the 10th or 11th grade to enter postsecondary education -- has watched as, over the past decade or so, the public's understanding of the missions of her institution and others like it has become muddled.
February 17, 2011
A forthcoming study aims to clarify that -- contrary to popular portrayals -- most students who delay college are less well-off than their peers and face obstacles stemming from academics, wealth and family matters.
February 10, 2011
Program continues to grow – and passing rate continues to fall.
January 11, 2011
Under “10 percent plan” in Texas, some switched high schools to get into top colleges. White students gained and minority students lost.
December 17, 2010
New alliance between school chiefs, public universities, and state higher ed systems aims to use Common Core Standards to build working relationships.


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