Reforming accreditation could make higher ed institutions more flexible and responsive to student and economic needs, but finding a political solution remains difficult. On The Hill.
About 48 percent of students who start a four-year degree have not finished it within six, indicating a large pot of wasted resources. On AEI.
College financial award letters treat student loans as costless to students, giving them the impression that a college degree is much cheaper than it actually is. On the Charlotte Observer.
Sacrificing academic freedom for political correctness strangles the pursuit of truth and undermines the success of American higher education. On the Intercollegiate Review.
High SAT and ACT scores let students from any background access a high-quality education; dropping it means a change to "socioeconomic choreography." On National Review.
Students are weaponizing Title IX, using accusations to protect themselves in case another student wants to accuse them. On The Atlantic.
High school students can gain work experience for graduation credit; the program has a shortfall in business partners to meet student demand. On Herald-Mail Media.
Many luxury dorm projects gained non-profit status, but students—or their parents—don't want to pay such high rents anymore. On Bloomberg.
More students are taking summer classes, which could help with graduation rates and cost savings, now that students can use Pell grants all year. On Inside Higher Ed.
The planned announcement aims to streamline the executive branch and tie education closer to workforce training. On The Wall Street Journal.