Competency-based education is all the rage, except that no college has yet to go all-in. Panel discusses why, with Education Department official promising that feds won't stand in the way.
The new GED will assess college readiness, and in the process the testing service hopes to bump ACCUPLACER, a popular test for remedial needs.
Federal appeals court weighs in on for-profit group's challenge to tightened Education Department rules, siding partially with industry on marketing-related regulation but upholding most of lower court decision.
Community college leaders say "completion agenda" has been good for the sector, even when painful, but they worry that the focus could have unintended consequences if it becomes a fixation.
Amid a financial crisis, California's community college system proposes an end to students repeating courses they've already passed, particularly physical education and arts courses.
At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.
A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.
Community colleges get $500 million for job training programs from the White House; 10 states fail to land any grants.
Educators consider how they can get "near-completers" to finish up their college degrees.
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