President Trump Thursday morning released a $1.15 trillion budget proposal that cuts the United States Department of Education’s $68 billion budget by $9.2 billion (or 13.5 percent), down to $59 billion.
At the same time a bipartisan group of lawmakers is promoting a tax incentive for employers who help students pay down their student loan debt, a new interactive tool lets users examine just how much their senators and congressmen care about their own state's or district's level of student debt.
Nationwide, the average graduation rate for black students at 676 traditional public and private nonprofit institutions is 45 percent — 19 points lower than the 65 percent graduation rate for white students.
The IRS and the Department of Education (ED) confirmed late Thursday that the federal government intentionally shut off an online tool used by millions of students each year to apply for federal student aid.
High school GPA is a better predictor of college success than standardized exam scores among students heading directly into higher ed from high school. But among those who delay their college entry, the same isn't necessarily the case; it depends on the type of test and the subject under consideration.
A new website launched by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) offers insights into K–12 reading and math programs.
FutureEd, a new education policy think tank, has launched today, offering online news, analysis and research that’s independent, nonpartisan and “solution-oriented.”
A new report suggested that "credit momentum," "gateway momentum" and "program momentum" can predict long-term success.
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.