The Policy Environment

The Policy Environment
Nov 02, 2012
Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.

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August 23, 2013

Obama proposes expansive college rating system. Making it happen won't be easy, but higher education leaders said they'll play ball.

July 24, 2013

Washington is gearing up for the next round of fights over for-profit colleges, with student veterans and gainful employment getting top billing.

June 7, 2013

Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.

March 12, 2013

Higher Learning Commission puts "public good" into regional accreditation while considering probation of the University of Phoenix. Will more for-profits stumble?

January 10, 2013

Foundation picks new strategies for its college attainment push and grant-making, with a focus on metro areas, innovations and results.

December 12, 2012

A major regional accreditor raises questions about whether the Education Department's methods of evaluating such agencies are truly helpful.

November 2, 2012

Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.

October 22, 2012

As policymakers clamor to hold colleges accountable, new Gates-sponsored research tries to establish fair rules for measuring institutional performance.

October 2, 2012

Education Department leaders huddle with hotshots of higher education "disruption" and college leaders to talk about encouraging innovation.

September 20, 2012

U.S., Canada and European higher ed groups object to prospect that OECD's worldwide measure will be used to rank countries.

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