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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Trump budget doesn’t cover Pell Grants to be used for college summer courses

Idea, which has bipartisan support, would help speed low-income students to degrees

Just as it wants students to speed up, government won’t pay for summer courses

By the time Leah Stone got her bachelor’s degree this spring from New Jersey’s Montclair State University, her four-year higher education had stretched to six years. It would have taken…

High schools may have to pay for unprepared graduates

Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether school districts should be held financially responsible when students arrive at college unprepared. Lawmakers in…

Q&A with Motohisa Kaneko: Is America ready to invest more in technical education?

Motohisa Kaneko (Courtesy of Mr. Kaneko) As part of our coverage of international education, reporter Blaine Harden traveled to Japan recently to learn more about a five-year program…

Q&A with Leon Botstein: ‘Middle schools and high schools are an American catastrophe’

Leon Botstein (Photo by Steve Pyle) Photo: Steve Pyle Leon Botstein, the…

Getting a college degree doesn’t have to break the bank

Not even bad eyesight could keep Brandon Hong from realizing his boyhood dream of flying airplanes. The 22-year-old native of San Jose, Calif., graduated from Boston University in May, and…

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