Education

Trump administration releases new program-level loan data

Trump administration releases new program-level data on student loans in update to College Scorecard, a first step toward producing outcomes for all college programs.

Clifford Adelman, longtime higher ed researcher, 1942-2018

A smart, opinionated researcher and interpreter of the higher ed enterprise dies at the age of 75.

Degree requirements for child-care workers may improve industry, but raise concerns for low-paying field

A changing economy and professionalization is driving an increase in education requirements for child-care workers, but there are concerns about mandating higher degrees for a field that traditionally doesn't pay well.

Teacher education accreditor dumps its founding leader

Without explanation, accreditor of teacher training programs forces out its founding leader amid criticism from colleges and unions.

Obama administration seeks to cut off some aid to poorly performing teacher prep programs

Obama administration's proposed regulation would cut off TEACH Grant eligibility to poorly performing programs at colleges and universities.

NC law that ends pay raises for teachers with master's degrees a blow to college finances

Elimination of pay raises for teachers' master’s degrees in North Carolina could have major impact on budgets of education schools and their universities.

The country’s oldest Ed.D. program will close down

Harvard decides its doctorate in education will be a Ph.D. Does the shift raise broader questions about the degree the university is ending?

New approach for gauging quality of teacher education programs

A new national commission will set accrediting standards for schools of education, with the hope of producing better, more well-rounded teachers.

Obama administration continues push to change teachers colleges

The Obama administration is pushing education colleges to be more selective, but some argue that recruiting the "best and the brightest" isn't the solution to producing better teachers.

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