President Obama on Monday stated a US goal of retaking the world lead in college graduation rates by 2020. The US ranks behind 11 countries in the share of young workers with associate's degrees.
Some 69 percent of Americans polled say that many people who are qualified don't get the chance, according to a new poll -- the highest number ever.
Nearly half of students at four-year colleges don't finish after six years, a report finds.
A Massachusetts proposal, the first of its kind, would impose a 2.5 percent tax on the portion of endowments above $1 billion.