T.M. Landry College Prep, facing allegations of abuse, is known for getting students from poor backgrounds into Ivy League schools. An education scholar says the school's focus was misplaced.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
Nearing the end of his second and final term, the founding chair of The Conversation UK considers the role of universities in the news media environment.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel writes we can do a better job of teaching students to master a discipline and maximise their post-school opportinities.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
Officers with college degrees were significantly more likely to pull over drivers for less serious violations, search drivers or their vehicles and make arrests on discretionary grounds.
Most international students who study overseas feel positive about their experiences. But universities could be actively working with businesses in home countries to help secure jobs for graduates.
A new virtual campus tour project in North Carolina could change the way students in rural or otherwise remote areas are able to 'see' prospective colleges without ever leaving their high schools.
Developing breakthroughs takes time. So why rush explaining them?
Government remains the major funder of universities. But it hasn't met its obligations even though many institutions face serious infrastructure decay.
A higher education professor explains the complex rules behind Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program meant to provide debt relief to student loan borrowers who went into public service jobs.
South African universities aren't catering to students with hearing problems. Here's what can be done.
The case of a student with Down Syndrome who was denied entry into all eight of the sororities at her school illustrates a broader problem of exclusion for college students with disabilities.
Donor premiums are a common fundraising tactic. But recent research suggests that they are not cost-effective.
For tutorials to be successful, lecturers must carefully plan what's being taught.
Higher education for seniors shows promise – for combatting social isolation, increasing well-being and delaying the onset, or slowing the progression, of dementia.
The odds of foreclosure double for families who send their kids off to college, according to two researchers who say their findings show a need for new ways for Americans pay for higher education.
A researcher set out to interview Asian-Americans on the front lines of the debate about race-conscious affirmative action in higher education. What she found is that the policy is poorly understood.
First-generation college students earn substantially less than their peers whose parents went to college, new research shows.
Universities should very rarely prevent controversial speakers from spreading their message.