Adult education

Winners and Losers

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Community colleges get $500 million for job training programs from the White House; 10 states fail to land any grants.

Low-Hanging Fruit

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Educators consider how they can get "near-completers" to finish up their college degrees.

What Matters in Buicktown

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Mott Community College, located in Flint, Mich., got an earful over its plan to shutter a struggling auto body repair program.

A Portrait of Adult Learners

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1 in 10 adults reports being in college degree or certificate programs for work-related reasons.

Growing Gender Gap

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Over the next decade, enrollment of women and full-time students is projected to outpace that of other groups.

Understanding Independent Students

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A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.

Work Experience for College Credit

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Pennsylvania governor pushes institutions to give adult students more academic credit for knowledge earned in jobs.

eCollege Seeks to Sell Datamark

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Move may reflect changes in for-profit higher education market and views about generating leads for students.

Business School Battle

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Students say proposed online programs could jeopardize the accreditation process for Florida Tech's College of Business.

The Full-Time Advantage

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Study on community college students' engagement suggests difficulties for the growing part-time population.

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