Arne Duncan

Suffering from Crisis Fatigue, Americans Tune Out Sequester

President Obama is going all out to warn Americans about what could happen if the sequester hits. The country's response: a collective yawn, as we assume that after the political grandstanding, a deal will be struck as usual. But that may not happen this time.

Feds Warn For-Profit Colleges: Do Better or Lose Student Aid

Former students in career-training programs at dozens of for-profit institutions have had so much trouble paying off their loans that the schools could lose access to federal student aid if they don't improve, the Department of Education reports.

What Are the Best Value Colleges? Rob Franek Tells All

College costs are rising, student loan debt is nearing $1 trillion, and money is still tight everywhere. So if you're a parents or a soon-to-matriculate student, you'll want to hear what the Princeton Review's Rob Franek has to say about the best value colleges of 2012.

SAT Scores Fall: A Harbinger of U.S. Economic Decline

SAT scores continued to decline across the U.S., according to the College Board which creates and administers the popular college entrance exams. It's yet another data point in the suggesting that America is falling behind much of the rest of the world in terms of educational attainment.