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.
While information on 146,000 students and graduates may have been exposed, Indiana U. says, the data breach was not a targeted attack. But cyber-criminals may just be catching on to colleges as targets.
For five New Rochelle High School seniors who have applied to colleges, January has been spent facing a new pile of forms – for financial aid. Most students never pay full tuition, but it takes savvy help to make that happen.
The Colorado school removed 'sexual harassment' from the 6-year-old boy's record, resolving the issue for his mother, she said. But the incident invited more criticism of schools' zero-tolerance policies.
As this school year's great college aid game gets started, the Monitor and The Hechinger Report follow five New Rochelle High School seniors in their quest through the labyrinth of college admissions and financial aid.