24 novembre 2017

A Key (State) to Completion

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. California’s public colleges are partnering more with foundations to achieve completion goals, and while resistance among faculty members remains, the previously rocky relationship appears to have improved. More...

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Men Flock to Short-Term Career Ed

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Some critics argue colleges aren’t doing enough to help working-class men earn certificates, but one Arkansas community college has found success in short-term programs. Is federal policy keeping up. More...

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For-Profit Graduate Schools Popular With Black Women

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Graduate student enrollment is declining at for-profit institutions, but the sector continues to resonate with one particular demographic -- black women. More...

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Avoiding Awareness Gaps With Promise Programs

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program. More...

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A Punishment That Doesn't Work

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new research paper finds that excess credit hour policies don’t lead to completion, just more student debt. More...

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Court Dismisses Petition from Ashford U on GI Bill Approval

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. An Iowa District Court has dismissed a petition by Ashford University, asking that the Iowa State Approving Agency allow Ashford's online programs to be eligible for GI Bill benefits. More...

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Early Success in Detroit Promise Program

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The  Detroit Promise Path, a college tuition-free program for the city's high school graduates, is showing early signs that full-time enrollment and second-semester persistence is increasing under the initiative. More...

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For-Profit Law School May Have Aid Restored

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The for-profit Charlotte School of Law was notified last month by the U.S. Department of Education that it is prepared to reinstate the institution's ability to award federal financial aid this fall, according to a news release from the for-profit. More...

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Survey: Adults See College as Path to Better Career

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A recently released survey from the University of Phoenix finds the majority of working adults view college as a way to improve their careers. More...

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Why Not Attack Tax Reform?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The higher ed lobby has singled out specific provisions of Republicans’ proposed tax overhaul instead of taking on the idea that loopholes should be closed to pay for lower corporate taxes. Leaders say that’s the right strategy, even though polling shows the bill is widely unpopular. More...

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