high school

Student borrowers

OPINION: Let’s make the FAFSA required for a high-school diploma, to increase college enrollment — and more counselors wouldn’t hurt either

Easier forms, with more help in completing them, would reduce obstacles in federal student aid applications

black male students

Some evidence for the importance of teaching black culture to black students

A separate class for black boys led to improvements in dropout rates, study finds

OPINION: ‘I’d filled out the FAFSA incorrectly, and I assumed it was the end of my education. It wasn’t — because my principal cared’

Helping more underrepresented students, especially black and brown young men, to prepare for life after high school

STUDENT VOICE: There aren’t enough mentors — so I became one myself

'You never know how much one person can change someone's life'

How one test kept New York City high schools segregated

Student Voice: “I’m a Hispanic woman from the Bronx, I’m trying to get into Stuy. It’s unrealistic”