The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. Editorial Tags: AccreditationCompetency-based learningCongress/legislationHigher Ed Act ReauthorizationEducation DepartmentImage Caption: Ted Mitchell talking to members of C-BEN.
SEIU's drive to organize adjuncts seemed to be picking up steam. Why has it faltered in the Twin Cities? Editorial Tags: AdjunctsImage Source: SEIUImage Caption: Macalester College adjuncts campaign for an SEIU union earlier this year.
Obama administration continues efforts to streamline programs, many of which involve community colleges. But efforts to promote reporting of job results worry some educators. Editorial Tags: Community colleges
Intensive advising programs can result in significant savings for low-income students going to college, according to new research paper, but many high schools lack the resources to provide the help. Editorial Tags: Counseling