College enrollment declined for the second year in a row, dropping by nearly half a million between 2012 and 2013, making it the largest drop since before the recent recession, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
"Most undergraduates go to college in their home state, and most head to public institutions. As demographics change and college costs rise, going away to college might become even more unusual," according to National Journal.
"Daphanie Johnson is one of two former students a U.S. Senate committee cited in a July staff report that made a case against for-profit colleges for taking advantage of military veterans. Yet Johnson first heard about the Senate investigation when journalists began calling her, after the report was released," Inside Higher Ed reports.
"Rather than react to perpetual questions about their relevance, HBCUs and Predominantly Black Institutions should be proactive about drilling down deeper into America’s K-12 systems in order to better prepare students for the demands of a postsecondary education," Diverse: Issues in Higher Education reports.