College and Career Transitions

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Ayat and her friend travel on a school-sponsored bus trip to visit a Pennsylvania college.
—Mark Abramson for Education Week

For Some Students, Culture Bears on College Choice

High-achieving students from immigrant families face a complex set of considerations in finding the right college. (December 7, 2015)

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Blog: College Bound

07/31 10:24 am | After Five-Year Run, College Bound Blog Sunsets | Launched in 2010, College Bound blog publishes its last post today.

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What States and Nonprofits Are Doing to Encourage Early High School Graduation
To save money and encourage hard work, states and nonprofits are offering incentives for early high school graduation.

The Senior Slump: Strategies to Keep Students Motivated
In this online chat, our guests provided tips on how to keep students engaged. They range from college-level course offerings to independent study.

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Contrary to popular narratives, today's youths are eager to serve their country and communities, insists Tufts Dean Alan D. Solomont.
October 20, 2015 - Education Week
While there was some discussion about college costs, the Democratic candidates for president did not delve far into big K-12 topics like testing, teacher evaluation, or how to improve low-performing schools.
October 15, 2015 - Education Week
Dual-credit programs in 19 states feel threatened by a new rule requiring high school teachers of those classes to have a master's degree.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
In boosting higher-educational attainment, we mustn’t sacrifice quality, writes New England College of Business president Howard E. Horton.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term may reach into teachers' paychecks, union treasuries, and college admissions offices.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
While the updated College Scorecard offers more indicators for consumers, like college graduation rates and debt loads, it may fall on high school counselors to interpret the data for students.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
The education secretary hit the road a multistate, back-to-school trek, joined at one point by President Barack Obama.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Concerns that too many qualified students are missing out on financial assistance have prompted calls to make the FAFSA process easier and more accessible.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
By building on its Navajo students' culture, the STAR School is giving some graduates the confidence to seek a college education far from home.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week

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