25 novembre 2017

Top Rating for U.S. on Skills Training

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. gets high marks on World Economic Forum index on human capital development, which could ease worries about higher education's contribution to a skills gap. But some experts are skeptical. More...

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Completion Goals Unlikely to Be Met, ETS Says

HomeBy Paul Fain. Ambitious college-completion goals set by the Obama administration and the Lumina Foundation are unlikely to be met, according to a new analysis from Educational Testing Service, the standardized-assessment organization. More...

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Extension for ACICS Colleges in Senate Funding Bill

HomeBy Paul Fain. A U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations on Thursday approved a funding bill that includes an 18-month extension for colleges that are overseen by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to find a new accreditor. More...

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Report: Education Department Hires Enforcement Chief

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education has hired a community college administrator and former DeVry University official to run its enforcement unit, Politico reported Tuesday night. Julian Schmoke is executive director of campus relations for West Georgia Technical College, a two-year public institution. More...

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Archway to a Better Job

HomeBy Paul Fain. McDonald’s brings a flexible approach and free career and college advising to its tuition assistance program, which is aimed in part at keeping employees on the job longer. More...

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Going All In on Personalized Learning

HomeBy Paul Fain. National University is working to create a personalized education platform that combines three of the buzziest innovations in higher education -- adaptive learning, competency-based learning and predictive analytics for student retention. More...

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For-Profit Law School Blows Deadline

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Charlotte School of Law missed two deadlines set by state regulators and has asked for an extension to stay open. More...

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A Shuttered For-Profit Re-emerges

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits. More...

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15-Credit Course Loads Increase Odds of Graduation

HomeBy Paul Fain. Incoming college students who average at least 15 credits per term during their first year are more likely to stick around and graduate and also get better grades, according to a new analysis from EAB, a research firm. More...

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Mixed Prospect for Growth of Competency-Based Ed

HomeBy Paul Fain. Most competency-based education programs remain nascent, highly localized and of limited size, according a new report from Eduventures, Ellucian and the American Council on Education. More...

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