Organizations in several cities are mixing online competency-based degree programs with in-person supports, aiming to help students who have been poorly served by both purely online programs and the traditional classroom.
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Getting Repayment Rates Right
Several overlooked groups of students—including veterans and students with disabilities—continue to struggle with loan repayment.
As Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education pushes a higher education agenda that’s bad for students, several state attorneys general, civil rights organizations, and advocacy groups have engaged the courts to protect the interests of students.
New CHEA-proposed standards raise the bar for accrediting agencies; however, they could be strengthened in four key ways.
There are many reasons to scrap the Department of Education’s new proposal for borrowers whose colleges took advantage of them.
Many high-profile failed colleges had longer-term default rates that would have triggered sanctions had they been measured over more time.
CAP accessed five years of student loan outcomes for more than 4,800 colleges.
Race-conscious admissions policies benefit all students of color, including Asian Americans, and higher education institutions must use these practices—along with other considerations—to better ensure diversity and equity on their campuses.
America’s high school students need a rich and varied curriculum in order to be successful in high school, college, and beyond.
Although the Education Department has detailed data on student debt, the public is in the dark on basic facts.
Eighty-five of the colleges that ACICS oversees would have likely lost access to federal student aid if Secretary DeVos had not reinstated the problematic accreditor.
CAP proposes Beyond Tuition, a new plan to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to earn a college degree.
CAP presents a new plan for tackling affordability, quality, and accountability in higher education through a racial and socioeconomic equity lens.
Why the House plan to reauthorize the Higher Education Act is even worse than its official net savings estimate.
In order to ensure free community college proposals are equitable and work for all students, state policymakers should keep four key principles in mind.