28 février 2016

Experiencing Developmental Education

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Colleges are working to improve remedial education -- and have found success in doing so -- but have yet to introduce promising reforms at a large scale, finds new report. Read more...

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Small Grants, Big Impact

HomeBy Paul Fain. Interest builds for microgrants aimed at students with money problems -- sometimes awards as small as $300 -- which can have a big impact in promoting graduation. Read more...

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Assessing, Without Tests

HomeBy Paul Fain. Colleges are feeling heat to prove that their students are learning. As a result, a growing number of colleges are measuring intended “learning outcomes” as well as issuing grades. But fewer are using standardized tests than was the case a few years ago. Read more...

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Completion and Controversy

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, who is widely heralded for leading graduation-rate improvements, faces faculty unrest over new tuition rates and program consolidations. Read more...

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Remaining Residential

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students. Read more...

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No More 8 A.M. Classes

HomeBy Josh Logue. For many, 8 a.m. classes are a slog. At Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., they can be a slog in 10-degree weather. For now. Read more...

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New Criteria for Debt Relief

HomeBy Michael Stratford. Draft plan provides a first look at the Education Department’s new debt relief process for federal student loans. Read more...

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Billion-Dollar Targets

HomeBy Michael Stratford. Lawmakers are again raising questions about wealthy universities' endowments -- and tossing around ideas to crack down on them. Read more...

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'Breakpoint' in Higher Ed

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities. Read more...

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Scalia and Higher Ed

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Justice's death may not change outcome on affirmative action, which he opposed. His record includes key votes and dissents on issues of black colleges, hate speech, single-sex public higher education and church-state line. Read more...

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