October 31, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week
Ann Carrns of The New York Times writes about a sometimes forgotten cost of applying to college: standardized tests. Those taking the SAT and ACT, she says, must pay for test preparation classes, tutoring, study guides and the tests themselves.
A new report by the Center for American Progress shows that state funding for higher education has yet to rise to the same levels as before the 2007 recession. PBS explains the hit public colleges and universities took and how funding has not been the same since.