The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.
Study raises questions about reliability of popular assessment tools used to measure learning that takes place in college. And research finds that students might not be as "academically adrift" as much-discussed book suggested.
Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.
The Carnegie Foundation, which created the credit hour, considers a redesign so the standard could better fit with emerging approaches to higher education.
Colleges aren't doing a good job of tracking how current and former military service members are faring on their campuses, a new survey finds, but that may be changing.
Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.
Education Department leaders huddle with hotshots of higher education "disruption" and college leaders to talk about encouraging innovation.
Competency-based education is poised to spread, with expected backing from the Education Department and new ground charted by Southern New Hampshire University.
U.S., Canada and European higher ed groups object to prospect that OECD's worldwide measure will be used to rank countries.
A database of all students ever admitted to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf allows the college to more reliably show the economic payoff of its programs.
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