For many generations, a high school diploma secured a steady job and a future; no more. Without a college degree or post-secondary training, young adults have a limited number of career options. For those in college, the economic downturn has wreaked havoc on the plan some students had for their education.
The Texas Tribune's Higher Education Explorer collects data on all 148 of the state's private and public colleges and universities.
A multimedia series by the Detroit Free Press highlights 18-year-old Marcus's transition to college. Reporter David Jesse tells the story behind the story.
A comprehensive collection of data and reports that focus on Higher Ed, along with an extensive list of experts in the field.
The U.S. Department of Education has released an online tool to monitor the country’s progress in college degree attainment.
The reports highlight four-year institutions that combat minority graduation-rate inequity and expose institutions that could be doing more to resolve the gap.
Nearly three-quarters of the spike in freshman enrollment from fall 2007 to fall 2008 came from minority freshman enrollment.
Why Title IX's impact extends beyond athletics.
The survey finds that there exist significant gaps in teacher and student perceptions about academic success.
The blueprint proposes major reforms for the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which was established in 2002 under the last reauthorization of ESEA.
The fact sheet examines the effectiveness of specific programs aimed at promoting positive development and self-sufficiency for older youth.
A compilation of the latest statistics on the health and welfare of U.S. children, including individual fact sheets on each state.
The report finds that 60 percent of young adults who went on to further education gave their high school counselors poor grades for their college advice.
The study find that young adults ages 18 to 29 are well-educated, self-expressive, liberal and upbeat about their economic futures.
The issue brief provides a summary of the Obama administration's education budget request, released Monday, February 1.
Although data show that college-going rates have increased considerably for all races over the past 30 years, the racial gap in degree attainment has also grown.
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