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Student loans are back on the policy agenda

With graduation season winding down, there is a renewed emphasis on student loans as graduates gear up to start paying back their debt. New York...

Year-Round School Could Be the Answer to the Minority Drop-Out Problem

Every day an average of 7,000 American students drop out of school. That is one student dropping out every 2.6 seconds. It is clear...

Mitt Unplugged Cuts Education and Housing

The tale of multiple Mitt Romneys tells the public one thing and his rich friends another

Bad Inner City Schools: Tell Us What We Don’t Know

A new study sheds light on lots of what we know, but nothing on what we can do about it

“Gainful Employment” Rule Threatens Black, Hispanic Matriculation

Every year, millions of African American and Hispanic students enroll in career colleges - for-profit institutions of higher learning like the University of Phoenix...

When the Economy is Running at Less than Warp Speed

Imagine Mr. Scott telling Captain Kirk that he can only give Kirk 78% of engine output with a bunch of Romulans baring down on...

South Korea, Too Many College Grads, Too Few Jobs

Americans who deem South Korea’s education system a model (President Obama, among others) might be surprised at one message leaders here are delivering to their youth: Drop out, please.

White House Commemorates America’s HBCUs

President Barack Obama has declared this National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week to recognize the significance of HBCUs and to honor the contributions...

Department of Education Statistics Show Racial Disparities in Schools

In a revealing report from the U.S. Department of Education, statistics on education disparities bring into sharp focus some of the reasons why minority...

Florida Names Gerard Robinson of Virginia as Education Commissioner

Gerard Robinson, Virginia’s secretary of education, will soon be heading to Florida — on Tuesday, he was named the state’s commissioner of education. The Florida...