College and career readiness

Completing the FAFSA is supposed to open doors to higher education. But error messages and delays could close off opportunities, counselors fear.

The state’s FAFSA completion rates have dipped from a year ago, but there’s still time to fill out the FAFSA before a key April 15 deadline.

After five years in federal prison, Stephan Young wanted to turn his life around to set an example for his 7-year-old son. He found help from the city’s reengagement center

Los padres sin número de Seguro Social ya pueden contribuir a la FAFSA. La solicitud FAFSA ayuda a los estudiantes a obtener ayuda financiera y pagar por la universidad.

Parents without Social Security numbers can now contribute to the FAFSA. But schools are still working to support families that have to manually enter financial information.

Fewer than 1 in 10 Indiana students who enroll in community college go on to earn degrees from 4-year institutions.

Advocates say Davis Aerospace Technical High School – one of few training centers for student pilots in Michigan — is a critical resource for helping to address a national shortage of pilots.

The College Board is launching a new digital SAT amid an evolving landscape for college admissions.

Un problema técnico está causando dificultades para completar el formulario de FAFSA de los estudiantes con padres indocumentados. Ahora hay un par de alternativas—y el arreglo llegará en un par de semanas.

Los padres sin número de Seguro Social pueden llenar una solicitud de ayuda financiera en papel (conocida como FAFSA) en lugar de usar la versión en línea. Puede ser una buena opción si tienes que hacerlo antes de una fecha límite.

Federal officials announced a temporary solution to help students whose parents lack a Social Security number complete the FAFSA. But lawmakers say a permanent fix is needed.

A paper FAFSA may be a good option for students who haven’t been able to complete the online application who have pressing financial aid submission deadlines.

Schools Chancellor David Banks previewed the schools at a budget hearing in Albany this week, holding them up as examples of the many career pathways offered to New York City students.

Students say hands-on help has been crucial for navigating FAFSA challenges. But school counselors can’t help parents without Social Security numbers until federal officials fix a critical issue.

Newark goes head-to-head against Camden for the first-ever FAFSA challenge between the two cities.

Supporters say it will help more teens see college as an option. But skeptics say it might create another barrier.

The Pacific Legal Foundation claims that the state’s Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) violates the constitution’s equal protection clause.

One proposal would let students use the money to pay for driver’s licenses so they can commute to job sites.

Gov. Kathy Hochul outlined her priorities for the coming year during her State of the State address on Tuesday.