Obama's plan lives on, with newly proposed federal legislation. But the real action is happening in states and cities, most notably with Oregon following Tennessee's lead with a statewide version.
More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.
Federal accountability system won't compare colleges or assign scores, as Obama sought, but will instead be a data-rich, consumer-facing tool on access, affordability and performance.
Who is pushing which ideas -- and why.
ACT decides to drop its popular Compass placement test, with a nod toward research showing that Compass funnels too many community college students into remedial courses.
Education Department and regional accreditors seek common ground on competency-based education, including what the faculty role should be in the emerging form of higher education.
Amid enrollment and revenue declines at home, American for-profit education companies have looked abroad, including to Brazil. But can -- and should -- Brazil's boom in proprietary education continue?
Lumina Foundation creates a group to develop a framework and common language for the growing number of credentials, which range from degrees to alternative forms like badges and industry certifications.
Employers and community colleges team up to design new courses and alternative credentials that attempt to close the skills gap by better preparing students for jobs.
Sinclair Community College boosted student completion rates by 75 percent, but to sharpen its focus, the college began cutting some of its more than 100 completion-related projects.
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