Are American students grossly unprepared for college? It has become a common refrain from school reformers that a very large percentage of high school graduates must take remedial classes when they get to college. Are they right? (The Washington Post) Very Minor Changes to Department of Education’s ‘Gainful Employment’ Rule As a result of the proposed change Read more

New Obama administration proposal to regulate for-profit colleges The Obama administration is proposing to tighten oversight of for-profit colleges through new rules that seek to limit how much debt students can amass in career-training programs. The proposal, to be announced Friday, is the administration’s second try at regulationssetting standards for what colleges must do to ensure graduates of Read more