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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)

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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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
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As more states requiring the ACT or SAT, a gulf is opening between students with disabilities and those without, and it's caught the Justice Department's eye.
February 24, 2016 – Education Week
To read and understand complex texts, some educators say students will need a deep knowledge of grammar.
February 24, 2016 – Education Week
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
If all states decide to go along with the lower cutoff score, an estimated 25,000 more test-takers could be eligible for a GED credential.
January 27, 2016 – Education Week
A series of problems in recent months delayed many ACT, SAT, and PSAT reports to students, counselors, and colleges.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
The president uses his final State of the Union address to make clear he will press Congress and his successor to continue unfinished pieces of his education agenda.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
In a new report, Ivy League admissions deans and others rethink what matters in prospective students, writes Richard Weissbourd.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
To slow skyrocketing higher education debt, colleges and universities must have "skin" in the student-loan game, writes Donald M. Feuerstein.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
The NCAA's onerous eligibility requirements for student-athletes has a stranglehold on precollegiate schooling, writes James Lytle.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
When it comes to college applications, students should reject the "cult of perfection" and embrace their frailties, writes Florina Rodov.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week

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