College enrollment of a graduating high school class peaked in 2009, at 70.1 percent. Now the number is down to 65.9 percent, the Labor Department reports.
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For five New Rochelle High School seniors, the great college aid game is reaching a suspenseful climax: Getting into a school is hard, but making the adult decision about a school – with all its financial implications – perhaps is harder.
As the world marks International Women’s Day, a glimpse at some innovative classroom lessons.
President Obama visited a Miami high school Friday to raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and outline his efforts to get more students to complete it.
Georgia was a leader in devising a 'common core' of education standards for 45 states. But state lawmakers are targeting the Common Core an anti-Washington crusade that could echo nationwide.
In choosing which college to attend, about 46 percent say the cost of attendance was very important – the highest percentage found since the UCLA survey started asking the cost question 10 years ago.
The new SAT no longer penalizes wrong answers or requires an essay. Responding to critics, the College Board offers help to low-income students, including free test-prep classes.
Officials at Devonshire Alternative Elementary School in Ohio said Nathan Entingh, 10, formed his hand into a 'level 2 lookalike gun.' But critics say zero tolerance policies punish imaginative play.
Nine in 10 students attend charter schools in New Orleans, which sought to transform failing public schools after hurricane Katrina. No other US city has gone so far down the charter path. Here's a look at the results so far.
In announcing ‘My Brother’s Keeper,’ President Obama identified school discipline reform as one key to supporting the success of young men of color. Here are strategies that schools are already trying.
A lawyer for the boy’s mother says the teacher took the video and teased the boy in front of students. But the teacher’s defenders say she is loving and skilled and the video is being misinterpreted.