SAT To Contain 'Adversity Score' Based On Environment Student Grew Up InThe factors in the "adversity score" include the student's local crime rate, poverty rate, whether the student has a single parent, median income and the availability of AP classes.
Saudi Ties To U.S. Colleges Come Under Mounting ScrutinyU.S. colleges and universities, including at least one in Texas, have received more than $350 million from the Saudi government this decade, yet some are rethinking their arrangements in the wake of the killing of a journalist.
Upward Bound: Turning Potential Into Progress For 50+ YearsTurning potential into progress. It's been the goal of the Upward Bound program for more than half a century, giving smart, first-generation students the support they need to not just dream about college -- but, to get there.
Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Female Graduation SpeakersFor the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers.
Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis week's standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.
Education Is The Key That Unlocks Employment In DallasEducation is a valuable tool to reaching employment and personal fulfillment goals, as evidenced by Dallas residents.
Money, Tuition And Graduation Rates Top Higher EdThe tug-of-war between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and state universities is still going strong heading into the 2013 legislative session with new skirmishes over money looming.
Texas Senate Votes Approves Guns On CampusTexas Senators have voted to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public college classrooms.
Texas Group Increasing Amount Of 'Whites Only' ScholarshipsApplications are reportedly piling in for a controversial college scholarship available for white men only. The group, who says the money isn't about race, hopes to increase scholarship amounts from $500 to $5,000.
Funding Could Change For Texas Higher EducationThe Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has endorsed a revised method of funding public universities and community colleges in a money-saving move.