Tag Archives: National Center for Education Statistics

Diplomas

95 Different Kinds of Diplomas

Are some just an exit pass?

According to a new report released by the nonprofit Achieve, 95 different kinds of diplomas…

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Black children

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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7 (Inexpensive) Ways to Prep Your Child for Kindergarten

You are your child's first teacher

Although most public schools serving children of color are underresourced, there are several ways parents…

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U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High

Gaps continue to narrow for underserved students

The U.S. high school graduation rate has set a new record for the fourth year…

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students

How Many Pell Grant Recipients Are Actually Graduating?

Some schools graduate more than others

The number of Pell grant recipients that graduate from college in six years is difficult…

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School Daze

Getting a Ph.D. left Laquita Blockson with dizzying debt. Now, she seeks a financial plan to pay it all off

Borrowing money to further your education—and by extension, your earning power—is what most financial…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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