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Advanced-degree seekers make up only around 15 percent of all students in higher ed. But they were responsible for a whopping 32 percent of all federal borrowing in 2012-2013, according to a recent report from the Department of Education that breaks out grad students from other borrowers for the first time.
» via The Atlantic
The annual SAT scores have been released to the public and show a continued decline in math and writing scores.
Even worse, as CBS’s Money Watch reports, more than half of incoming college freshmen are not ready for the academic challenges of college.
"We must dramatically increase the number of students in K-12 who are prepared for college and careers," College Board President David Coleman said in a statement. "Only by transforming the daily work that students do can we achieve excellence and equity."
» via Yahoo! News