Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.
The president's free community college plan may change the balance between the federal government, states and colleges.
Three public college associations release draft discussion guide for how to measure student success after college.
Despite $640 million in federal spending, many holes remain in state databases that try to link college outcomes to the employment market.
Drexel University nixes on-site bachelor's degree offerings at three local community colleges, one year after creating two of the highly touted partnerships.
The Education Department faced a big challenge in creating a ratings system, with a timeline that kept slipping as critics happily filled the void.
College employees in Pennsylvania who work with minors will have to pass regularly scheduled background checks under state's new child protection laws.
Education Department defends sale of 56 Corinthian College campuses to ECMC, saying guarantee agency's purchase will help 40,000 students, many of whom are close to graduation.
Half of Corinthian Colleges goes nonprofit, as loan guarantor ECMC will buy 56 Everest and WyoTech campuses. Critics say the purchase doesn't do nearly enough for students or to prevent conflicts of interest.
More students enrolled in college when the recession began, new data from the National Student Clearinghouse show, but a smaller percentage graduated within six years.
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