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Even as colleges pledge to improve, share of engineering and math graduates who are Black declines

The supply of Black scientists, engineers and mathematicians is flat or falling even as demand goes up.

April 12, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Pandemic reduces number of high school students taking dual enrollment courses

The trend could make college cost more and take longer, assuming that students even go.

April 3, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Here’s how to make sure low-income high school graduates don’t put off college indefinitely

Ideas for helping those who deferred college due to the pandemic

March 25, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Schooling has changed forever. Here’s what will stay when things go back to normal

Educators were forced to think big when schools were thrust into crisis, and not just about how to use technology.

March 16, 2021 | Hechinger Report
How a decline in community college students is a big problem for the economy

Existing shortages of graduates with badly needed skills are about to get much worse.

March 5, 2021 | Hechinger Report
‘Right now is not my time’: How Covid dimmed college prospects for students who need help most

Never mind getting admitted to higher education; many students, even if they manage to apply, have trouble completing the forms they need to pay for it.

March 4, 2021 | Hechinger Report