College Access & Completion
Learn more about efforts to expand who goes to college and to help all students who enroll get their degree
College & Workforce Readiness Dartmouth and Yale Are Backtracking on ‘Test-Optional’ Admissions. Why That Matters
The Ivy League schools say test scores help them make better decisions, but most schools are keeping tests optional.
English-Language Learners Opinion How to Connect With English-Language Newcomers. Teachers Share Their Favorite Lessons
Stock classrooms with books that reflect students’ lives, languages, and cultures and invite them into as yet unfamiliar worlds.
College & Workforce Readiness Q&A Common App Will Offer Some Students Direct College Admission. Its CEO Explains
A new program aimed at motivating more first-generation, low-income students to go to college launches this month.
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion To Help Students, One Company Has Unlocked $100 Million a Year in College Aid
A peer-based mentoring organization encourages high school seniors to apply to college and helps them receive financial aid.
College & Workforce Readiness How to Help Students Avoid 'Random Acts of Dual Credit'
Some schools and colleges are working to ensure their dual-credit offerings count toward a degree.
College & Workforce Readiness The SAT Is Making a Comeback. Here's a Look at the Numbers and What They Tell Us
More colleges have made the test optional, but students are still taking the SAT in droves.
College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says Pandemic High School Grads Are Sticking With College. States Want to Make Sure They Finish
Students' college persistence rates are back to what they were before COVID hit.
Law & Courts Biden Administration Outlines How Colleges Can Pursue Racial Diversity After Court Ruling
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice say universities may partner with schools on outreach and recruitment of minority students.
Federal Secretary Cardona Says Affirmative Action Decision Will Challenge All Education Leaders
The U.S. Department of Education held a summit to discuss the Supreme Court decision and said that more detailed guidance was coming soon.
College & Workforce Readiness College Board Revisits Contentious Decisions, Edits to AP African American Studies Course
Decisions around AP African American Studies and the future of AP program overall were among discussion points.
Equity & Diversity From College Advising to Teacher Preparation: Affirmative Action Ruling May Reshape K-12
These are some ways in which the Supreme Court’s decision may impact K-12 schools.
English-Language Learners Opinion Emergent Bilinguals Want to Go to College. You Can Help Them
English-learners want to go to college. They just don't know what steps to take to get there.
College & Workforce Readiness College Admission Post-Affirmative Action: What Educators Need to Know
College admissions experts share their thoughts on the current selective admissions process and how it might work post-affirmative action.