Education Oct 27

Can a professor be forced to assign a $180 textbook?

The choice of a single textbook for one section of a course at one university might seem like a decidedly local issue. But a dispute over whether an academic department may impose such a selection on all faculty members in…

May 07

Can 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.

Jan 09

College essays could be early clue for college grades

Admissions essays are thought of by many as less scientific than other parts of the college application process -- a chance to share a personal story, to inject personality into the process, to become more than just a grade-point average…

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