April 25, 2014: Education News We're Reading this Week

April 25, 2014—Here’s what we’re reading this week in education news.

If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the “America’s Most Challenging High Schools list by Jay Matthews. See how the list was compiled here.

A new study shows signs of improvement: 2 in 5 Americans are earning degrees after high school. Read about it on NPR.

The title on this one says it all: “Why You Need To Calm Down If Your Kid God Rejected From An Ivy League School.”

Lastly, we’ve had a lot of great articles coming in about new Undergraduate Transfer Scholars! Here’s even more to add to last week’s list: