Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Jul 22, 2014
The Microsoft founder and head of influential foundation tells college business officers that big changes are on the way -- but offers moderated views on role of technology and push for college completion.

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July 29, 2014

New data on the 31 million Americans who attended college but failed to earn a credential, including details about 4 million who are almost there.

July 25, 2014

At Senate hearing, state and federal officials point fingers at one another when discussing who can fix issues of college cost and access.

July 22, 2014

The Microsoft founder and head of influential foundation tells college business officers that big changes are on the way -- but offers moderated views on role of technology and push for college completion.

July 22, 2014

Colleges and universities need to get involved in the the rollout of the Common Core curriculum, argues a new paper from the New America Foundation.

 

July 11, 2014

The controversy over Facebook's manipulation of data raises vexing issues for educational researchers at a time of great promise -- and risk, Justin Reich and Mitchell Stevens argue.

July 10, 2014

More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.

July 3, 2014

In expansive interview about higher ed, the education secretary differentiates about dangers of varying degrees of student debt and suggests colleges might be rated based on whether they improve or not.

July 2, 2014

States have chaotic lack of consistency in how they track college remediation, according to the Education Commission of the States, which seeks national standards.

June 20, 2014

Southern accreditor strips its approval from Georgia's Brewton-Parker College, and places four others -- Louisiana, Newberry and Paine Colleges and South Carolina State -- on probation.

June 19, 2014

Too many colleges are focusing their analysis of student data to find the students likeliest to fail. Instead, they should identify which interventions will help which groups of students succeed, Dave Jarrat writes.

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