Experiments with adaptive learning spread, particularly at large for-profits, as technology takes a wide range of sometimes overlapping forms.
Sen. Harkin joins consumer groups in call for stronger gainful employment rules, and the retiring senator points to other Democrats who will continue the fight.
National enrollment slide slows, but community colleges and for-profits continue to lose students, with differences among age groups.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
Lipscomb University shows what competency-based education can look like in its blended form, both in-person and at a liberal arts college.
Incoming students in competency-based programs at Lipscomb University spend a long day trying to prove their baseline skills and behavior, with 30 college credits on the line.
New report sheds light on the oft-ignored adjunctification of community colleges, which may be a barrier to college completion.
Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing.
National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.
Ending late registration for courses may help more community college students get to graduation, but it also challenges deeply held views about student access, and can hurt enrollment levels.
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