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Microcredentials Confuse Employers, Colleges and Learners

Three recent studies highlight confusion about alternative credentials. But all parties seek quality, verifiable, bite-size, low-priced online offerings targeting specific industries.

Under Fire and Underfunded

A comptroller’s report outlines a lack of planning and poor decisions by Tennessee State University and calls for new leadership. The institution’s supporters blame decades of state underfunding for the problems.

Survey of Underserved Groups in High School

A new survey of low-income and first-generation high school students and those who are people of color reveals that concerns...

Columbia U Goes Test Optional Permanently

Columbia University has become the first Ivy League institution to go test optional in admissions permanently for Columbia College and...
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Should Doctoral Supervisors Be Trained?

The League of European Research Universities thinks so, but it also acknowledges that some academics may be beyond help.

Holding Executives Responsible

In Education Department’s latest move to ramp up oversight of for-profit colleges, it outlines its authority to hold individuals who control risky institutions financially responsible. The guidance also applies to private nonprofit colleges.

Mass. Governor Seeks Free Community College for 25 and Up

Massachusetts governor Maura Healey, a Democrat, has proposed to make community college free for all Massachusetts residents 25 and older...