How the gender pay gap affects the earnings premium of college degrees

Women make up a growing share of the college-educated population but are still paid less than men for similar work.

Four things to know about tax credit scholarships for school choice

Research on school choice programs shows limited effects on achievement but positive effects on college enrollment.

What do racial and ethnic wealth gaps mean for student loan policy?

Students of color must often choose between attending lower-priced institutions or taking on more debt.

Which students count as low income? New national data shine light on proxy for poverty

Whether a student receives a free or reduced-price lunch may no longer be the best indicator of whether a student is from a low-income family.