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Study: Dual Enrollment Students More Likely To Attend, Graduate College

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

A report by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future urges policymakers to expand dual enrollment after determining that high school stude...

College Enrollments Down Slightly, Higher Education Shrinks For First Time In 15 Years

| Joanne Jacobs | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog. College enrollment declined by .2 percent in the fall o...

Positive Trend For Higher Learning Among Minorities

Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Yes, the cost of college is escalating fast - and has been for years. No, college attendance isn't in decline. Enrollment and graduation rates are bot...

From The Convention: How Can We Fix Higher Education?

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Charlie Nelms, former chancellor of North Carolina Central University, ...

School Vouchers Have Little Effect On College Enrollment, With One Exception: Study

Posted 08.24.2012 | Education

The offer of a voucher to attend private school in New York City had little overall effect on college enrollment, according to a study by researchers ...

'Back-To-School' By The Numbers: Americans Spent $7.7 Billion Last August

Posted 07.15.2016 | Education

The return to school means, among other things, the return to math class and all the calculations, facts and figures that go with it. Perhaps in antic...

How Does South Korea Outpace The U.S. In Engineering Degrees?

| Michael Alison Chandler | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. This story is part of The Hechinger Report's ongoing series on what the U.S. can learn fro...

Rethinking Education: Should It Be a Civil Right?

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Arlene M. Roberts

As access to education, particularly higher education, becomes out of the reach of many, the question inevitably arises, "Should education be a civil right?"

The Impact of Negative Statistics on the Latino Brand

Mariela Dabbah | Posted 11.12.2011 | Latino Voices
Mariela Dabbah

It is in our national interest to highlight Latino accomplishments and statistics that bring attention to the many areas in which we excel. This will be the best way to inspire the generation of young Latinos on whose shoulders America's future rests, and the only way in which non-Latinos will realize that this generation is worth their investment.

Pew Center Report: Record Number Of Latino Kids In College | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

There are more Latino kids in college than ever thanks to a 24-percent spike in enrollment in just one year that also helped the U.S. reach all-time h...

For-Profit Colleges Now Host 12% Of America's Students

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Love 'em or hate 'em -- and many of this city's current power brokers seemingly fall into the latter category right now -- for-profit colleges are att...

The College Insider: Have We Hit The College Price Ceiling?

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Stabiner

The biggest increase in enrollment is at two-year community colleges. Enrollment at four-year public and private colleges is pretty static. Cost may be starting, slowly, to trump prestige.

DePaul And Loyola Set Enrollment Records

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A slow economy hasn't put the damper on enrollment at DePaul University and Loyola University Chicago, which are reporting record enrollment figures f...