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Publication by Design

Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?

Graduation Rates and Bright Lines

Regional accreditors weigh in on graduation rates with an analysis of colleges with low rates, but the agencies argue against using a "bright-line" approach.

Why Transfer Mission Matters

With President Trump and others saying community colleges should focus only on vocational programs, some educators note the key role the institutions play in getting students on the road to bachelor's degrees.

Less Community, More Vocational

President Trump wants to see community colleges change names and shift focus to more job training, which two-year college leaders say they already do.

No More ‘Good Samaritan’

Kenyon professor calls off original play about cultural insensitivity amid criticism that it's culturally insensitive.

Laureate Shifts Focus

Global education giant Laureate sells off some international institutions and refocuses on emerging markets.

A Rankings Mess, Getting Worse

Were four years of top ratings from U.S. News based on incorrect data?

Too Good to Be True

A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.