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Deadline Looms for Borrowers Seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As the Biden administration debates loan forgiveness, some 3 million student borrowers—many of them teachers—are eligible for more than $100 billion in debt relief. But do they know?
Bard College President Leon Botstein, pictured here in his office on Bard’s main campus, first wrote about reimagining “what the education of adolescents ought to be” in Jefferson’s Children , a book published in 1997.

Bringing College into High Schools

Bard’s High School Early Colleges offer a model for students to earn an associate degree by the end of 12th grade
University of Miami quarterback D'Eriq King speaks from behind a podium

College Sports Cartel Crashes as Athletes Prepare to Cash in on “Name, Image, and Likeness”

Can a player generating a six-figure income still be considered a student? Schools, under legal and legislative pressure, are about to find out.
Kipper, KIPP’s chatbot, sends texts to recent KIPP graduates about topics ranging from registering for college orientation to filling out financial-aid forms, all to prevent summer melt.

Charter Schools Go to College

Networks follow graduates to campuses with support to promote success
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A Test for the Test Makers

College Board and ACT move to grow and diversify as the pandemic fuels test-optional admissions trend
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The Fallacy of Forgiveness

If the feds wipe out student debt, who will benefit most?

The Rise of Dual Credit

More and more students take college classes while still in high school.That is boosting degree attainment but also raising doubts about rigor.
Students at Cal State-LA collaborate as part of an advanced vehicle technology competition. The public university campus scored highest in the nation in one ranking measuring upward mobility rates.

Why So Many People Are Disappointed With Their Educations—And How To Start Fixing It.

Alternative pathways can help students find a “vocational self” and upward mobility

Should State Universities Downplay the SAT?

The merits and drawbacks of “test-optional” admissions

Standardized Tests Can Serve as a Neutral Yardstick

Forum: Should State Universities Downplay the SAT?

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