On this page you’ll find links to the latest education and financial aid news from some of the most trusted sources in the industry, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Insider Higher Ed, The New York Times and The Huffington Post.
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College News (276)
Hechinger Report – After three decades of growth (college tuition is up 530% since 1982), colleges are being to freeze their prices, particularly expensive private colleges, though state universities are also attempting to hold the line. College administrators have a number of reasons for fina... More
Wall Street Journal – According to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, women now make up 18% of business school deans and 30% of associate deans. Such are now actively recruiting women for senior roles in an effort to create gender parity. Some of this is an attempt to l... More
Christian Science Monitor – Democrats and Republicans have competing education plans in Washington to fill vacant jobs. Democrats want more students to attend traditional two- and four-year colleges, while Republicans want to include private non-profit colleges in that mix. Neither plan has re... More
Business Insider – The past and present provide clues to what the future of higher education holds. Author Parneet Gosal concludes that e-learning will lead to a hybrid learning environment rather than just online classes, elite schools will get even more expensive because everyone will have a... More
Huffington Post – According to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the United States spends nearly $3,000 more per student in K-12 education than the average OECD nation. We spend $8,300 more than Japan and $6,700 more than South Korea, but do not do as well as on inter... More
San Francisco Chronicle – The California Student Aid Commission has declared 154 California colleges ineligible to receive Cal Grants for new students. The move affects roughly 7,800 incoming freshman and the number of ineligible schools jumped 67% from last year. Nearly 89% of the schools los... More
CBS News – A new study from Michigan State University says colleges struggle to report accurate job-placement and graduate school admissions rates because fewer than half their recent graduates respond to surveys and questionnaires. Colleges also use different standards to determine the data, ... More
Washington Post – The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions has released a new report critical of for-profit colleges. The report concludes the for-profit colleges that are either publicly traded or privately owned are very good at signing up students but not keeping them. ... More
Christian Science Monitor – Witnesses before the Senate Finance Committee testified that the U.S. government would be better off funding the Pell Grant program and either eliminating or consolidating its education tax credit program if it wants to make college more affordable for low- and midd... More
CNN – President Obama announced a new initiative to help African-Americans complete high school and college. He announced the Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans at a speech before the National Urban League on Wednesday. The initiative will examine the causes of high dro... More