Higher ed and the congressional election results


In the next session, Republican-controlled House and Senate led by Democrats will face a range of crises, including several with ramifications for higher education.

Competency-based education may get a boost

Competency-based education is poised to spread, with expected backing from the Education Department and new ground charted by Southern New Hampshire University.

OECD test of student learning raises hackles in U.S., Canada and Europe

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

Data from one college shows whether its degree is worth it

A database of all students ever admitted to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf allows the college to more reliably show the economic payoff of its programs. 

ACE panel calls for sustaining but changing regional accreditation

Higher ed group's panel calls for refining, not revamping, system of quality assurance, with emphasis on transparency and independence from the government.

Using Big Data to Predict Online Student Success

An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

State budget cuts make completion goals difficult for community colleges

Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

Learning Summit - Houston

Fri, 04/20/2018 to Sat, 04/21/2018


Houston , Texas
United States

2018 General Education and Assessment

Thu, 02/15/2018 to Sat, 02/17/2018


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19107
United States

AALHE's 8th Annual Conference

Mon, 06/04/2018 to Thu, 06/07/2018


500 South Main Street Little America Hotel
Salt Lake City , Utah 84101
United States


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