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Tighter Regulations for For-Profits?

The Department of Education begins the process of writing new regulations limiting what for-profit institutions can count as nonfederal sources of revenue with two public hearings this week.

The Debate Over Instructional Spending Policies

A report by the Veterans Education Project argues using instructional spending ratios to measure quality puts nontraditional institutions at a disadvantage -- but others argue that’s not what the metric is for.

A Leg Up for Diverse Adult Learners

A new initiative will focus on developing adult-friendly pathways at predominantly and historically Black community colleges to increase their completion rates.

Brandman University Becomes UMass Global

Massachusetts university system will align with adult-serving online institution in California, aiming to create a major national player in online learning.
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Let’s Make This the ‘Year of Stackability’

To educate adult learners successfully, short-term credentials must build toward degrees, Paul Freedman and Paul LeBlanc argue.

2U, Guild Tap Deeper Into Adult Education Market

New deal gives 2U access to more companies' employees who are seeking training. Guild gets a broader slate of program offerings and 2U partner universities.

Veterans and COVID-19

Colleges need to focus on recruiting, supporting and graduating student veterans now more than ever, as these students face hardships due to the pandemic, experts say.

Public Opinion on Education and Work Amid Crisis

Strada's Dave Clayton answers questions about the Public Viewpoint survey on the pandemic's impact on Americans' work, lives and education plans.