Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process.
China's smoggiest city closed schools Wednesday as much of the country suffered its sixth day under an oppressive haze, sparking public anger about the slow response to the threat to children's health.
Two Philadelphia universities—one specializing in health care and the other in design—have agreed to merge.
Research by the University of Oxford's Education Department finds that more girls than boys think it is important to go to university by the age of 13, and this aspiration gap persists when the pupils reach 15 or 16.
The Stratford Festival in Canada is commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death by making his plays accessible to a generation raised on the Internet.
Thousands of students could be eligible for federal student aid as part of a new pilot program that will offer certificates and college credit for non-traditional programs like boot-camp style computer science training.
No more sleeping in.
Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say opting children out could do more for their education than the tests themselves.
For the organizations that give standardized tests, it's a common—and common-sense—security measure.
The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.