Adult learning

Students at a village school gather for a performance.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

Trying to get, and keep, India’s girls in school

Josh Caouette, a graduate student at Simmons College, crams for a test. Caouette is resigned to the cost of his degree. “If it’s helping others, that’s fine by me. I mean, I have to do it either way.”

In-demand graduate programs become a cash cow for colleges in financial distress

Some graduate students decry the strategy, but they’re “where the money is”

PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

A 63-year-old descendant of slaves sold to save Georgetown University will be a member of this year's freshman class

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

Parents enrolled in college would lose a childcare program aimed at helping them graduate under Trump budget

Is the college degree outdated?

How small-bite credentials may trump college learning

OPINION: Is a two-year college sometimes the best path to a four-year degree?

Looking back, student says going to community college first would have been the smart choice

OPINION: Six tips for going to college and working full-time, from a student struggling to do both

“I just want to quit my job so I can focus on my education. But how can I?”