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Nov 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

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September 30, 2015

Colleges are searching for new ways to communicate with students electronically. Could texting be the answer?

September 18, 2015

Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

September 11, 2015

Rhode Island College looks to "meta majors" to improve retention rates and push students to make up their minds about a course of study.

September 10, 2015

With 600 institutions at least in the design phase for a competency-based credential, college officials will meet this month to talk about how to build a program -- and how to ensure its academic quality.

September 8, 2015

More doctoral students report that their dissertations extend beyond their primary discipline, but most aren't straying far from their original subject of study.

August 31, 2015

Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 14, 2015

Seven major universities plan to create the University Learning Store, a joint web portal for microcredentials, featuring online content, assessments and tutoring.

August 14, 2015

Amid talk of higher education's possible disruption and unbundling, the Association of American Colleges & Universities stakes out an aggressive middle ground. Are people listening?

July 29, 2015

A study by a Chapman University professor suggests instructors could actually help students by defending their record on RateMyProfessors.com.

July 24, 2015

U of Toledo will start nation's first full undergraduate major in an interdisciplinary field that has taken off.

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