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Mar 25, 2021
Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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February 17, 2017

Study links family income growing up to postgraduation income -- even after controlling for many factors. Other researchers disagree.

February 7, 2017

If a high school senior displays a swastika at his school, should colleges be told? A teacher is being punished for doing just that.

January 24, 2017

Robert Massa contends that early-decision admissions programs do not, in fact, necessarily act against the inclusion of disadvantaged students at the nation’s most prestigious institutions.

January 19, 2017

Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

January 19, 2017

Kent Barnds takes stock of the impact of a major change in the financial aid and student recruitment timetable.

January 12, 2017

The disadvantage they confer on low-income students is a fatal flaw, argues Harold O. Levy.

January 5, 2017

Presidents of public institutions in New York say they welcome Governor Cuomo's plan and could find ways to enroll many more. But they still have questions.

December 20, 2016

Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website.

December 16, 2016

Tulane’s technology team sent 130 applicants welcome messages, giving them their university email addresses and passwords. Turns out, these applicants hadn’t been admitted.

December 13, 2016

A group of 30 top colleges and universities wants to enroll more low-income students, but critics question whether the focus should be elsewhere.

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