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Some of the brightest students on the path to graduation are more likely to drop out of college if they lose even small amounts of financial aid.
Last year students demanded changes at Yale. The president responded with a series of initiatives designed to make the school more inclusive.
We asked students what they would do if they were in charge, what their concerns and hopes for the future would be.
At Colorado's 4,000-student GOAL Academy, just 1 in 4 students uses the learning software each day. The founder helped direct millions of dollars to his for-profit management company.
Just 1 in 4 students uses GOAL Academy's learning software each day. Yet the state of Colorado officially reports an 89 percent attendance rate at the school. Why the disconnect?
Across the country, interest is growing in such new types of non-charter management models. But multidistrict online schools have faced some of the same problems that plague cyber charters.
To understand how the problems with for-profit management of cyber charters have persisted over time, just look at Pennsylvania.
Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation's most influential supporters of school choice.
Savvy lobbying, well-connected allies, and impassioned parents have helped keep online charters growing across states even in the face of often-poor results.
Schools are tacking more and more extra charges onto students’ bills, much of it for basic educational services. Some call it “backdoor tuition.”
Doing more with less is the new norm. Some public universities are even finding fresh ways to ease students’ burden.