Colleges Announced For Pell 'Dual Enrollment' ProgramThousands of low-income students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able get federal grants to take college courses while still in high school, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer.
Texas Graduation Rates Tie For Nation's 3rd BestTexas and five other states have tied for America's third-best high school graduation rate under a new system that makes nationwide data easier to compare.
Texas To Seek 'No Child Left Behind' WaiverThe Texas Education Agency said that it will seek a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to avoid federal accountability standards imposed by the 'No Child Left Behind' law.
Education Secretary Calls For NCAA Tourney ReformSec. Duncan is backing the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics' call to change the eligibility requirements and revenue distribution system for NCAA basketball postseason play.