President George W. Bush's education secretary got slammed when her commission proposed a new accountability regime for higher education. She responds to the new president's ideas, and academe's reactions to it.
Amid news of a federal investigation, previously unreleased documents offer glimpse into accreditor's scrutiny of an online partnership between a for-profit company and a nonprofit university.
Average ACT scores are the lowest they've been in five years. English and reading scores dropped the most from last year.
Competency-based education takes a major step forward in its challenge to seat time as College for America awards its first degree.
Northern Arizona University rolls out competency-based degrees, which will come with a new form of transcripts.
Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.
Ashford University earns approval from the Western accreditor on its second try, after making a wide range of changes, some of them painful.
City College of San Francisco's best hope of staying open is probably to appeal the death sentence from its accreditor, and the college may have longer than people realize to win a reprieve.
City College of San Francisco would be largest institution ever to lose recognition. Appeal and state intervention are likely.
College associations create system to convey more information on completion than is provided by federal report.
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