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Expanding Community College Access for High School Students

Partnerships between high schools and community colleges are increasing opportunities for high school students to earn college credits.

Higher Ed Groups Push for Dec. 1 FAFSA Launch

A group of five higher education organizations sent a letter Tuesday to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona recommending the Department of...
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Introducing a Shorter, ‘More Flexible’ ACT

The newly for-profit assessment company rolled out two “fundamental changes” to its namesake exam last week. What’s driving the overhaul?

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Information Deficits Undermine College Access

Financial issues aren’t the only barrier to access, Siva Kumari writes.

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Report: Predictive Models May Have Bias Against Black and Hispanic Learners

A recent study from the American Educational Research Association’s journal finds predictive models can perpetuate social disparities and assume worse outcomes of some racial and ethnic groups.

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Desperate Times, Unorthodox Measures

The FAFSA fiasco set fall enrollments back, far behind targets for many vulnerable small colleges. Some are taking extreme steps to fill their empty seats.

Facilitating Transfer Student Success Through Better Measurement

Transfer data offers opportunities to identify progress and find areas for improvements.

Austin Community College graduates walk to their ceremony on May 17, 2024, in Cedar Park, Texas.

Funding Student Success: Scholarships for Completion

Two-year-degree seekers at Austin Community Colleges will receive financial support to cover their last term of tuition, part of a larger strategy for free tuition at the district.