If students default, should colleges pay up?

May 20, 2015
A Senate committee is considering changes to college loan default rules.
Posted In: colleges, student loan, Senate Education Committee

The dark side of online education

May 18, 2015
Pakistani company Axact is making millions by selling fake diplomas.
Posted In: online education, Pakistan, scams

Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom

May 15, 2015
Our results reveal parental attitudes toward education technology nationwide.
Posted In: Education, survey, parent tech, school tech, technology, edtech, educational technology, education tech, student data, data privacy
Our survey revealed 98 percent of parents say their children use technology for school work.

Parents find promise and peril in education technology

May 15, 2015
Infographic: Parents say tech improves education, but worry about privacy and screen time.
Posted In: Education, survey, parent tech, school tech, technology, edtech, educational technology, education tech, student data, data privacy
The State of Preschool 2014 report shows the discrepancy between the number of children served in state pre-k on the east and south, compared to the north and west in the U.S.

The 'State of Preschool' really depends on your state

May 11, 2015
The annual report reveals geographic divides on enrollment, funding and quality.
Posted In: preschool, state of preschool, preschool enrollment, preschool funding, school funding, early childhood education, ECE
North County High School junior Nevay Archuleta is taking two Advanced Placement courses this year. Her school pushes all students to take at least one of the AP classes it offers.

The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

Obama's plan to keep up with My Brother's Keeper

May 4, 2015
Obama will help start a nonprofit version of the government initiative
Posted In: President Obama, minority children, NGOs, my brother's keeper

Proposed legislation would protect student data

May 1, 2015
A new bill aims to restrict how companies use personal info in education technology.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, student data, student privacy, data privacy

Comparing colleges by economic value of their degrees

Apr 29, 2015
Thousands of colleges are ranked by the economic benefit of degree programs.
Posted In: college admissions, students, economic data
Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
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