Certificate and associate’s degree programs now enroll about half of all college students—and some fields of study produce surprisingly high earnings, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
California has amended its state Penal and Education Code to replace the term “at-risk youth” with “at-promise youth.” Advocates hope the small change will help shift how educators think about students and their strengths.
Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that white Americans hold a disproportionate amount of “good jobs” compared to Black and Latinx Americans at the same levels of educational attainment.
A growing number of colleges and universities are working to enroll and support Latinx students, but recent congressional disagreement has thrown into question the federal aid available to minority-serving institutions.
A growing number of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities are making a push to attract more non-African American students in hopes of boosting enrollment and ensuring sustainability.
In 40 of 44 states studied by The Education Trust, Latinx students were overwhelmingly underrepresented at public institutions, especially community and technical colleges.
College students of color are just as likely to declare STEM majors as their white peers but are less likely to complete them, according to a new study.
For years, participation in study abroad programs was overwhelmingly white, but the racial disparity is narrowing as colleges work to increase access for underrepresented students.
State universities must enroll more students of color—not only to fulfill their mission but also to secure their financial outlook, says Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander.
Overall, 39 percent of surveyed full-time students in four-year degree programs are paying for some of their expenses, while 29 percent are paying for their entire college education.
Black and Latinx students remain underrepresented at New York City’s most selective high schools. Education leaders aren’t sure how to fix it.
The University of Washington in Seattle is developing strategies to help males of color thrive on campus in hopes that other institutions will use the model to reduce underrepresented students’ isolation and boost completion rates.