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.
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.
Interest in workplace-readiness tests grows, and some big U.S.-based companies make all applicants in India take an assessment from Aspiring Minds, an Indian firm.
Michigan, Purdue and the Wisconsin System give competency-based education a try, but carefully and with targeted new programs.
Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."
Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.
The outgoing president of William Peace University has been criticized by faculty, students and alumnae, but still has the backing of the board.
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