For many needy college students, finishing degrees starts with applying for food stamps or filling out a federal tax form.
Mitch Daniels says for-profit colleges are needed, at least ones that offer a quality, cost-effective product -- a standard he applies to the rest of higher education.
Student coaching appears to pay off by boosting retention and graduation rates. Does outsourcing coaching make sense if a private company does it best?
New batch of free, online courses geared to credit-bearing exams could be the fastest, most affordable way to earn college credit.
Associate degrees pay off for both students and taxpayers, report finds, but state funding of community colleges still lags.
College leaders need to get involved in the disruption debate and do more to help adult students, finds a "mainfesto" issued on the American Council of Education's letterhead.
Two veterans of traditional higher education talk about why they took on the challenge of leading for-profit Ashford University during a severe accreditation crisis.
A Catholic college ramps up its prior-learning assessment, with a high-touch approach and an eye toward granting credit for MOOCs.
Major data release from the National Student Clearinghouse gives the fullest, most reliable view of college graduation rates so far, and the numbers aren't so terrible.
More states and public college systems are looking to prior-learning assessment to boost degree completion, thanks in part to nudges from state lawmakers and foundations.
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