Persistence of transfers has "huge implications" for the growing number of states with performance-based funding, says an author of a new report on the 2008 cohort.
The controversial scholar has secured another job. But colleges are still debating how to protect academic freedom when outrage goes viral.
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A parody Twitter account born out of frustration brought unexpected rewards — connecting with a previously unknown community and expanding research opportunities.
The university has drawn new scrutiny for dismissing a tenured instructor mainly for using obscene language and jokes around students.
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More students with learning disabilities are heading to college and confronting new challenges. They can find help on campus, but the most supportive programs are rare.
The Education Department is weighing a pilot project that would let students use Pell Grants at coding boot camps and other nontraditional programs.
Sen. Ted Cruz says in his new memoir that he was hung over that day at Brown University. But, say admissions officers, that was tame compared with what they’ve seen.
The proposal would make more workers eligible for overtime pay, and colleges would feel its impact. It’s unclear, however, how many campus jobs might be affected.
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The software helps align curricula with employers’ needs, in part by making sure everyone’s using the same terminology.
The university’s leaders acknowledge that federal rules prohibit the use of financial aid in the deal with edX. They also distance it from previous MOOCs.
The professional-networking giant’s purchase of Lynda.com could allow it to do to colleges what Airbnb has done to hotels and Uber has done to taxis.
The project, in development by a nonprofit organization, will use technology to bridge gaps in existing procedures. But some skeptics worry about protecting the accused.
Less than two years after being forced to sell most of his company, Paul Freedman is back on the scene with a new idea.
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