Adult education

Early success for Colorado's broad set of remedial reforms

Smart Title: 

Colorado's fix for remedial education is multipronged rather than heavy-handed, and it seems to be working.

Public comments flood U.S. Department of Education on 'gainful employment' proposal

Smart Title: 

As public comment period ends for the administration's "gainful employment" proposal, for-profit colleges and supporters blast the rules as an overreach; critics of the industry say proposal doesn't go far enough.

California agency scrutinizes newfangled providers of tech training

Smart Title: 

A California agency's threatening letters to a new cadre of technology training providers spotlight anew the tension between protecting consumers and encouraging innovation.

Earnings lag for community college students who transfer to for-profits

Smart Title: 

Community college students who transfer to for-profit institutions earn less than do peers who transfer to public or private colleges, study finds.

Feds release tighter proposed language for gainful employment rules

Smart Title: 

Education Department proposes perhaps its strictest proposed language on the rules so far, a week before negotiators get back to business.

U.S. adults rank below average in global survey of basic education skills

Smart Title: 

The United States ranks low in basic proficiency language and numeracy skills in a survey of 24 countries, even though its citizens are comparatively highly educated.

Alabama limits graduate student workloads to avoid paying for their health insurance

Smart Title: 

Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?

Ivy Tech mulls closures amid wide funding gap

Smart Title: 

Ivy Tech, one of the nation's most acclaimed and centralized community college systems, contemplates wave of campus closures.

Apollo hires Jane Oates, former Labor Department official

Smart Title: 

Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant. 

Lumina reloads with 10 new short-term attainment goals

Smart Title: 

Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Adult education
Back to Top