The College Board is adding a new 'adversity score' to the SAT to take students' socioeconomic backgrounds into account. Will the move correct long-standing disparities in the college entrance exam?
Negative statistics about black students may be prevalent, but they are often out of context, misleading or just plain wrong, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
Although proponents of making the SAT optional hoped it would expand college access for low-income and minority students, research shows that hasn't happened.
Roughly 700,000 students ages 13 to 17 have experienced homelessness in the last year. An education researcher says the obstacles that these students face can threaten their college dreams.
It's that time of the year when students get ready to enroll in college. But many don't, even after being accepted. What can be done?