Image: The national six-year completion rate for students who started college in 2015 reached 62.2 percent, according to a new report out today from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. That’s an increase of 1.2 percentage points over…

By: Dr. Chip Pettit and Dr. Eric J Ban In 2001, the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act officially marked the beginning of the accountability era in American education. Among its other…

Image: Twice in 2020 and once in 2021 the billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott surprised colleges unaccustomed to multimillion-dollar gifts—among them community colleges, tribal colleges and historically Black colleges and universities—with bigger gifts than they’ve ever gotten.…

Since December 2019, after retiring to my Santa Fe, N.M., hometown, my wife and I have been hiding in plain sight. In the beautiful, arid high desert, we’ve quarantined, and I’ve been readying myself for…

Faculty members at Pasadena City College held a protest Thursday against returning to class in person on Monday, The Pasadena Star-News reported. Professors noted that many colleges in Southern California are returning at later dates,…

Blog: Higher Ed GammaGeorgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce asks a provocative question: What would it mean if those in the bottom 40 percent of the income distribution held the same proportion of associate’s and…