Tag: higher education
Infants whose mothers lack a high school education are, in some states, more than twice as likely to die as those born to mothers with four years of college or more.
A new study finds that black and Hispanic faculty earn lower wages than white faculty. But the wage gap between male and female faculty is even larger.
This explainer helps journalists understand what DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is and how the program impacts local communities and undocumented immigrants.
More than 19 percent of college students are eligible for financial aid but don't complete a FAFSA form, according to published research from an economics professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework. A new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate Greek activities.
A licensure exam that educators in many states must pass to become school principals may be an ineffective means of predicting future job performance, a new study suggests.
A new study suggests high school graduates are less likely to be sent to prison and receive slightly shorter prison sentences than criminal offenders who did not finish high school.
A new study suggests students gain about a pound – not 15 – during their first year of college. Also, young adults who attend college gain less weight than those who do not.
What is behind college grade inflation? A new study finds students are enrolling in easier subjects, while some soft professors may be handing out undeserved high marks.
Researchers from the Vienna Institute of Demography study the relationship between childlessness and educational attainment among women from 13 European countries.