Harvard College Library inscription. Image from flickr user Houghton Modern (cc license)
Looking for an early jump on your Sunday paper? College Parents of America recommends that you try these recent stories about higher education.
- Chronicle of Higher Education: Community Colleges Nourish Both Students and Society, Report Says
- Chronicle of Higher Education, Blog: What Experts on College-Ratings System Mean by ‘We Need Better Data’
- Diverse Education: Students in Washington State could be among the first to go to college without having to worry about paying tuition up front.
- The Atlantic: College Dorms, Super-Singles: The End of the College Roommate?
- New York Times (Editorial): Making College Pay
- Inside Higher Ed: Dozens of colleges and universities have changed the wording of their financial aid web pages since a Democratic Congressman last week accused more than 100 institutions of misleading students about the requirements for obtaining federal grants and loans.
- Inside Higher Ed: The largest study of students at colleges that do not require SAT or ACT scores has found that there is “virtually no difference” in the academic performance (measured in grades or graduation rates) of those who do and don’t submit scores.
- Inside Higher Ed: Clark University drops Need-Blind Admissions
- Sarah Kendzior (on ChronicleVitae): Who Is Obama’s ‘Middle-Class College Student’? (on college affordability and defining a middle class)