New data on the labor-market returns of short-term certificates show both the value and pitfalls of using earnings data as a yardstick in higher education.
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A new group of 11 public research universities says it can set aside competition and prestige-chasing to work together to graduate more low-income students.
New effort aims to create voluntary standards and a seal of approval aimed at for-profit colleges, this time by an outside group that works with a wide swath of the corporate world.
New data on the 31 million Americans who attended college but failed to earn a credential, including details about 4 million who are almost there.
Colleges and universities need to get involved in the the rollout of the Common Core curriculum, argues a new paper from the New America Foundation.
More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.
States have chaotic lack of consistency in how they track college remediation, according to the Education Commission of the States, which seeks national standards.
Arne Duncan goes to Capitol Hill and gets an earful from House Republicans on gainful employment, the college ratings system and state authorization.
With debate raging over college ratings, David R. Anderson asks a straightforward question and outlines an answer.
In an open letter to Arne Duncan, Thomas Foley compares how success is defined in the education secretary's beloved sport to methods of measuring higher ed performance.
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