The income-based repayment plan that lets borrowers pay back student loans based on their salaries is in jeopardy. The problem? The program proved too popular.
Most states have changed their rules in recent years to let computer science count as a required high school math or science class. A physics professor explains how that trend could set students back.
Tuesday's ruling in the Harvard affirmative action case allows colleges to use race in their admission decisions. A legal scholar offers insights into how long before race won't be needed.
Students who get admitted to Connecticut's career and technical education high schools are more likely to graduate and earn significantly more than peers who barely missed the cut.
California's legislature has approved a bill that would let college athletes get paid endorsements. A sociologist explains what the measure would mean for the players.
A proposed merger between two of America's largest textbook companies could lead to problems that go well beyond price hikes, a scholar on textbooks and digital learning warns.
While undergraduates rarely get serious research experience during their first year of college, some faculty are working to change that. A scholar says the new approach could boost diversity in STEM.
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities make more than peers who went to other schools, according to new findings that refute prior research that showed they suffer a 'wage penalty.'
A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.
The IRS estimates that up to 40 privately run schools may be affected by this measure in the 2017 tax reform package.
A higher education scholar explains how he came to oversee a set of college rankings meant to take a different tact than the more popular rankings from US News & World Report.
Textbook prices are causing many college students to forego the books they need for class, putting their grades in peril and leading many to miss out on certain courses, research shows.
College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
The 'free college' proposals being floated by 2020 presidential candidates don't include private colleges. A higher education scholar asks why, especially since privates have higher graduation rates.
New data show more girls and minority high school students taking Advanced Placement courses in computer science. A computer science professor weighs in on what that means for the future of the field.
An economist takes a critical look at a proposal to tax Wall Street to pay off the nation's student debt.