President Obama's science and technology council recommends the federal government and regional accreditors get out of the way for MOOCs.
As federal panel weighs fate of agency that withdrew support from City College of San Francisco, lawmakers on Capitol Hill ponder future role for the government in accreditation.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
Nelson Mandela's death puts on hold caucus for college leaders to talk about lower-income student success, for which they have been asked to set specific goals.
UConn's stalled proposal to limit outside credits earned by non-transfer students generates controversy and may be a sign of future tussles to come over "unbundled" degrees.
At annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, much discussion – but no consensus – on how student learning outcomes might (or should) fit into a proposed federal ratings system.
Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.
City College of San Francisco scrambles to make hundreds of accreditor-ordered fixes while lawsuits fly and the feds crack down on the college's accreditor.
Community colleges are trying proven completion strategies, but typically with only a limited number of students.
The U.S. Education Department is applying its state authorization regulation differently to nonprofit and for-profit colleges, in ways that some experts believe is unfair and possibly illegal.
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