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Indiana (with Lumina boost) to take over Carnegie Classifications

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The Carnegie Foundation will no longer produce the regular groupings of higher education institutions. Indiana University will take them over -- with a big assist from the Lumina Foundation.

Effort to define degree-level skills and knowledge makes slow, steady progress

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The Degree Qualifications Profile aimed to better define what a degree should mean. As its sponsors release a new version nearly four years later, the document has spurred discussions about learning at hundreds of colleges, but tangible impact has been limited.

Federal regulators debate how to handle direct assessment programs

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Audit critical of the Education Department's review process for alternative to the credit hour raises questions about direction of federal policy and could discourage some colleges.

New rankings system from LinkedIn based on employment outcomes of a huge sample

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LinkedIn gets into college rankings with an employment outcomes tool based on big samples and plenty of specifics about real people.

Former student veteran earns grant and lands in Senate report

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A reference to a veteran's student debt goes from a group's press release to a Democratic Senate report, showing both the power and peril of using anecdotes about students.

Bill Haslam's free community college plan and how Tennessee is grabbing the spotlight in higher education policy

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Tennessee's Republican governor, Bill Haslam, is big on accountability in higher education -- and he backs it up with state funding. He also staked his legacy to making community college tuition-free.

 

Community colleges and for-profits fare similarly in new study of employer responses

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Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.

LinkedIn, other data aggregators heighten presence in college-prep marketplace

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LinkedIn's new tool -- which allows users to see the careers that different majors lead to -- is one of several data-aggregation services seeking to inform students and parents about job outcomes.

One liberal arts college loses money after its state adopts a performance funding model

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It's one liberal arts college's first encounter with a performance funding model, and so far it isn't faring so well.

 

Clearinghouse report identifies 31 million who attended college but didn't complete

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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.

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