Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.
New paper finds that increases in the proportion of out-of-state students at public research universities lead to declines in the enrollment of minority and low-income students.
With concurrent hearings, Congress takes the first tentative steps toward reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.
The Education Department gears up to try again on regulations governing vocational programs, and -- building on its recent activity -- hints at broad regulatory agenda in the near future.
A new report on rethinking financial aid calls for splitting the main federal need-based-aid program in two, with one grant for adult students and another for traditional-age students.
Senate votes to ban federal funding for most political science research and to restore tuition assistance to active-duty service members.
After a slew of complaints about federal and private loan processing and collection, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks oversight of the largest servicers.
Mandatory budget cuts take effect at midnight tonight. While the specific effects of the cuts are still unclear, colleges warn they will be harmful.
In President Obama's State of the Union comments about "alternative" review system, advocates for "disruption" see an opening for more innovation.
In his State of the Union address and accompanying documents, the president calls for changing accreditation to focus more on college prices and "value."
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