Higher education affordability

How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree

One Canadian university sets out to prove the value of the humanities in lucrative careers

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”

Counting DACA students

It is estimated that half of the people eligible for DACA are enrolled in high school or college

How slavery helped build many U.S. colleges and universities

Dozens of American colleges and universities are investigating their historic ties to the slave trade and debating how to atone. (function() { if (!window.mc4wp) { window.mc4wp = { listeners: [],…

Century-old ‘work college’ model regains popularity as student debt continues to increase

Students get paid or get credit toward tuition, learn job skills employers say many grads lack

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education

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Golden parachutes for public college presidents burden already thin budgets

Even presidents who leave their campuses awash in red ink walk away with big payouts

The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades

Escalating grade inflation at wealthy high schools is another blow to poor kids

The new minority on campus? Men

As enrollment declines, colleges reach out to high school boys

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