Federal and state policies that attend to rural health, education, and economic needs while supporting apprenticeship have the potential to revitalize struggling rural communities.
Majority Republicans on the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce unveiled their draft legislation today to reauthorize the Higher Education Act—the most important piece of legislation affecting American higher education. The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act checks in at a hefty 542 pages and touches many important… Read more »
That could change as whole-course curricula become freely accessible online
Amherst College announced it is planning to admit Puerto Rican students displaced by Hurricane Maria seven weeks after the story devastated the island.
New youth apprenticeship programs must grapple with the ugly legacy of career tracking.
NEW YORK – A few days after headlines exploded about yet another university president suspending Greek life activities after yet another hazing death, a group of college presidents sat around a dinner table expressing concern about bad behavior at fraternities. But somehow, they couldn’t help singing their praises as well. Fraternities foster a sense of… Read more »
Even states that only grudgingly rely on multiple-choice tests may sit out an “innovative assessment” pilot
For-profit sector produced a disproportionate share of indebted dropouts
But experts question if computer-based programs help or hinder learning for young children
The flaws in her vision of an education marketplace aren’t just a matter of politics—they are a matter of fact.