Once upon a time students received acceptance letters. Now they get app notifications on their smartphones. As college applications have gone high-tech, so too has the race to recruit the best and brightest
t’s true: life imitates art. In an episode of Parks and Recreation (which NewsFeed certainly considers art), protagonist Leslie Knope received fierce backlash after she performed a “marriage” ceremony for two penguins — …
High school seniors applying to college have always had to worry about GPAs, SATs and resumes and. But with the rise of social media has come a whole new set of challenges – namely what to scrub from your digital identity
An investigation reveals extensive child abuse in youth programs in Florida.
Voters in the Golden State have averted disaster, and now, with Democrats holding a rare supermajority, politicians have a window of opportunity to end the fiscal crisis for good
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, thousands of New York City students are relocating to temporary schools, but for these troubled Brooklyn teens, their high school is more than just a building, it’s a second home
Our tech writer assesses his six-week experience in Coursera’s massive open online course on gamification
At a gathering of more than 100 college leaders and thinkers, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says college costs are too high, graduation rates are too low and there is too little accountability
TIME and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are hosting a Google Hangout On Air this Friday at 12:00 pm (EST) to discuss the future of college.
For this week’s special issue on higher education, Amanda Ripley’s cover story …
Online degree programs’ reputations have taken a beating, thanks to unscrupulous diploma mills and a lack of respect from HR pros. That perception may finally be changing, but it still pays to be careful.
The TIME/Carnegie survey shows the American public and senior administrators at colleges and universities are divided over how to fix higher education
More schools are partnering with the private sector to develop courses and apprenticeship programs
Exactly 150 years ago, in the midst of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act, which launched the great and enduring public university system in America. Even during the most wrenching conflict in our history, Lincoln was thinking of the future.