Week in Review

08/02/2016 - 1:04pm

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday said it was ...

08/02/2016 - 12:58pm

Are you at a station in life where a part-time job is the best option? Maybe you have completed a degree and cannot find steady work in your chosen field, or you...

09/28/2015 - 8:46am

Take a big room in Manhattan with more than 100 people, all of them fired up about education. Add some dramatic lighting and booming PA announcements, and you've...

09/28/2015 - 8:33am

Choosing a college and applying for aid is complicated — so much so that many smart, low-income students don’t make it past the initial hurdles. But last week, the federal government...

09/17/2015 - 8:06am

The cost of college is rising, and those most in danger of missing out on the rewards of higher education and suffering the burden of student loan debt are people who do not finish their studies,...

09/17/2015 - 7:38am

One of the most sweeping proposals in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this year was his call to make community college free for millions of students.

The plan...

09/08/2015 - 12:55pm

To understand the feeling of crisis that many see in higher education right now, it’s useful to start with some figures from 40 years ago. In 1974, the median American family earned just...

09/08/2015 - 12:47pm

Health care is one of the fastest growing sectors of the American economy, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the sector will have the highest projected employment growth through 2022....