The number of public high school students taking at least one AP exam has doubled over the last decade, from 645,000 in 2006 to 1.1 million in 2016. The pass rate (those high school students who have scored 3 or higher) has also gone up, from 14 percent in 2006 to almost 22 percent in 2016.
In an effort to expand affordable transportation options for students and faculty, Texas A&M University teamed up with Zagster to launch a bike-share program on campus.
An organization using data to understand how to improve the economic opportunities for low-income people has developed a set of "mobility report cards" to rank universities and colleges by how well their students "climb the income ladder."
According to research by the Urban Institute, charges for room and board at four-year colleges have outpaced inflation, doubling since 1980.
More than 60 universities and government agencies in the United States and the United Kingdom have been attacked by a well-known international hacker dubbed “Rasputin."
An Indiana non-profit dedicated to elevating postsecondary education outcomes has put up $50,000 to elicit the best ideas for boosting the number of people who earn post-secondary credentials out of high school.
GoFundMe has released a new guidebook offering tips and resources for students and others to start their own college-related crowdfunding campaigns.
The annual Digital Learning Day, started in 2012, gives educators an opportunity to collaborate with peers, share ideas, try out new digital tools, celebrate education innovation and play a role in the transformation of their own schools and communities. Digital Learning Day 2017 is Thursday, Feb. 23.
A British company is hoping to woo higher ed to its software to provide transcriptions of class lectures for students who have hearing challenges.