They're not always trying to be something they're not. Very few are on the brink. And why don't we consider them prestigious?
Democrats are taking control in Washington, the pandemic is upending yet another semester, and states are reckoning with deep cuts.
What 2020 taught us about the role of higher ed in society
Far fewer graduates enrolled in college, and the drops were steep at low-income high schools. We looked at diverted paths in Akron, Ohio.
They embody how much the college degree has become the fault line in American politics.
More Democratic voters than Republican voters have a college degree. It wasn't always this way.
Verification is a step many of us know little about but that millions of students must complete. What do these extra checks accomplish?
Not everyone is affected equally by borrowing for college. And, maybe even more than we thought, paying back these loans has become a family affair.
We’re continuing to add dedicated coverage of colleges to more cities and states. Our newest partners are Mississippi Today and Lookout Santa Cruz.
One of the clearest messages in early enrollment data: Community colleges are in trouble.