WASHINGTON (AP) — The earnings gap between young adults with and without bachelor’s degrees has stretched to its widest level in nearly half a century. It’s a sign of the growing value of a college […]
MIAMI (AP) — Possible presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio called Monday for overhauling the nation’s higher education system to close an “opportunity gap” between Americans with and without advanced degrees. The Florida Republican said the […]
LONG BEACH (CNS) – The California State University system will commit $50 million to bolster students’ ability to complete their degrees through steps such as enhanced advising services and an increase in the number of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tested his persuasive powers Thursday, summoning university presidents to the White House to win their commitments to expanding access to higher education and to demonstrate a new determination to […]
On Money 101 today, Bob McCormick interviewed independent college counselor Danny Ruderman, author of “The Ultimate College Acceptance System.” Danny shared five forms of financial aid for college besides scholarships. Click to listen.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Students may soon be able to receive college credit for the free online classes that are reshaping higher education. The American Council on Education says it’s recommending degree credit for five courses offered by Coursera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.
Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that can meet their unique needs. Results are damaging and long-term. But a program at UCLA provides a helping hand to educational opportunities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities. With five years of funding cuts causing stumbles […]
(AP) – Public colleges and universities are pledging they’ll produce an additional 3.8 million graduates by 2025, providing a major boost toward a national target of having 60 percent of adults hold a college degree. […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – More leading universities are offering free online courses through the fast-growing education platform Coursera. Mountain View, Calif.-based Coursera said Wednesday that 17 more domestic and international universities have joined the […]