Career/Tech Education

N.C.'s community colleges big green jobs curriculum shift

North Carolina's community colleges go big on curriculum tweaks for green jobs training, showing what a strong system office can do.

GOP platform is harshly critical of higher education

GOP's party platform calls out colleges for political and scientific bias, as well as out of control tuition hikes. It also takes a hard line on immigration and affirmative action.

Pa.'s public universities open doors to prior learning credits

With job training in mind, Pennsylvania's regional public universities go big on offering credit for prior learning and stackable credentials.

Next Steps for Harkin and For-Profits

Senator Harkin's two-year investigation of for-profit higher education ends, but the policy battle is far from over. What comes next?

Large numbers of students transfer to community colleges from four-year institutions

Large numbers of students transfer to community colleges from four-year institutions, study finds. While most never return, the "reverse transfer" path can work for students.

Manufacturing industry taps colleges for help with alternative credential

The manufacturing industry's alternative credentialing system goes forward, but leans on new higher education partners. The stackable credentials are a promising blend of competency and academics.

Accreditation crisis hits City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco's accreditation is in limbo. Shutting down probably isn't a possibility, but the college is in a deep hole. What went wrong?

Gainful employment's hazy next steps

In wake of for-profit colleges' court victory on "gainful employment" rules, will Education Department appeal or just revise rules -- and snare more institutions in the process?

Certificates are misunderstood credentials that pay off -- mostly for men

Certificates are the fastest-growing college credential, with a big wage payoff. But earnings mostly go to men, and the certificate remains largely misunderstood in "completion agenda."

Bill Would Clear Path for Two-Tiered Pricing at Calif. Community Colleges

California lawmaker wants to make two-tiered pricing at community colleges legal, partially to prevent minority students from attending for-profits. But critics say the bill opens door to privatization.

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