‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Study Suggests College Courses May Be Old SchoolA new report out of MIT suggests matching modules rather than locking students into 12-week university courses may be a way to change college education.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
Pilot Program To Help Low-Income Students Strive For And Stay In CollegeCollege-readiness, career counseling, student aid and financial literacy will be the focus of the pilot programs funded by the Department of Education.
College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And FlexibilityThink of a college campus - classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.
'Summer Melt' Keeps Low-Income Students From Enrolling In CollegeTorn between family pressures, friends and furthering their education, many low-income students who've been accepted in college don't enroll.
Gerontology Studies Shrinking Despite Growth Of Older PopulationDespite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.
Even Changed SAT May Not Be Best Measure Of College SuccessThe new SAT will be more relevant and mirrors students' work in college, not deep algebra and obscure words - but it still may not be the best indicator of college success.
Graduates From Elite Colleges Are Not More Satisfied Or More SuccessfulA new survey of college graduates found that "highly selective schools don't produce happier people or better workers..." but there is one thing that does make a difference.
Help For Homeless College StudentsCommunity College of Philadelphia has developed a worthwhile project in which students in shelters, transitional living or who are food insecure are connected to resources.
Expanding The Worldview Of College StudentsA recent trip by Clark University students to Guatemala represents two new thrusts in college education – entrepreneurism and experiential learning.
Early College Schools Show PromiseIn the early college school model, students can earn up to two years college credit or an associate’s degree in partnership with nearby colleges and universities. Data demonstrates it's working.