California lawmakers want to turn up the heat on broad 2010 transfer law as community colleges and Cal State campuses add new transfer pathways.
Lots of faculty members are delaying retirement as long as possible. A Penn State political scientist says that's a bad idea -- and sets off debate when he follows through on his idea.
Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.
Community colleges use open-source, MOOC-style content as study guides for remedial courses, and some are choosing homegrown content over courses from MOOC providers.
Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.
New Florida law lets high school graduates decide for themselves -- no testing needed -- whether they are ready for college-level work.
With City College of San Francisco facing possible accreditor-mandated shutdown, faculty unions urge agency to back down, arguing that review was flawed and tainted by conflicts of interest.
Two new competency-based education programs up the ante for a potential disruption to higher education. How do they work?
Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
California's community colleges get graded with new completion scorecards. Experts say the data are among the best provided by a public college system.
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