Education Nov 04How do you help former college students finish their degrees? New data offer clues
A growing number of colleges and organizations are seeking to find these students to encourage them to return to college and earn a credential…
Education Nov 01Are new accreditation rules for online education streamlined or ripe for abuse?
The Trump administration calls its final rules on accreditation and state approval of online providers a rightsizing of bureaucracy that protects students. Consumer advocates and Democrats see an unraveling of federal oversight.
Education Oct 04Trump administration makes another move to revive the for-profit college industry
The Education Department is recommending restoring a controversial college accrediting agency, giving it a year to resolve remaining concerns.
Education Aug 20After trying everything to increase graduation rates, this college is cutting back
Few colleges have signed onto the national college completion agenda with as much vigor as Sinclair Community College. And while national graduation rates have seen only a slow inching up, Sinclair has managed a big jump.
Education May 20Prisoners might get access to Pell grants for first time in two decades
The U.S. Department of Education is poised to announce a limited exemption to the federal ban on prisoners receiving Pell Grants to attend college while they are incarcerated.
Education May 07Can for-profit colleges survive their slump?
The dramatic collapse of Corinthian Colleges isn’t the only shake-up happening in for-profit higher education, as a broad swath of the sector is shutting down or selling off campuses after years of declining revenue and enrollment.