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American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: 29 Percent Of College Enrollees Drop Out Before Graduation

Only 4 in 10 students who entered college in 2007 have earned degrees from the school where they started.


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State Orders Northern Virginia College to Shut Down

Virginia officials have ordered a northern Virginia college that catered to foreign students to shut down.


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81 Percent of Va. High Schoolers Graduate On Time

Virginia is seeing improvement in the rate of high school students who graduate on time.


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Fairfax County Public Schools Reprimanded For Forging Documents By Being Asked To Repay $1 Million

Fairfax County Public Schools is repaying a hefty fine as punishment from the federal government.


The U.S. Department of Education is asking colleges and universities to adopt a clearer financial aid form amidst ballooning student loan debt. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Gov Asking For Student Loan Clarity

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they’ll owe.


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Maryland Gets $6.7Million More To Turn Around Worst Schools

Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.