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.
A new analysis of colleges’ role in social mobility says too many highly selective universities effectively hoard opportunity.
The real debt crisis, one expert says, is one of non-repayment.
They embody how much the college degree has become the fault line in American politics.
Democrats win almost every county with a flagship university — and the gaps keep widening.
More Democratic voters than Republican voters have a college degree. It wasn't always this way.
A provocative idea suggests the federal government pay colleges to create a high-quality, centralized set of online courses.