Worth the money? Colorado wants students to know colleges provide value
A new strategic plan in the state says that colleges should ensure that students are able to at least earn back what they spend on their education.
February 2, 2023
Colorado adults who never finished high school could get more help toward a diploma
The state's legislature is considering two bills designed to boost adult education and train more people for jobs that have been stubbornly hard to fill.
January 26, 2023
Texas poised to tie community college funding to ‘value’ and jobs
The state’s community colleges have been starved for resources. A new proposal would boost state funding by $650M—and tie much of it to economic outcomes.
October 27, 2022
Researchers take a hard look at whether financial aid reduces—or perpetuates—inequality
A handful of high-profile researchers and commentators this week put the U.S. financial aid system under the microscope.
July 28, 2022
How universities in Ohio are tackling the teacher shortage
Recruiting and retaining teachers has been a challenge for school districts across the country during the past two years. Ohio is offering new grants to 30 institutions to help.
April 10, 2022
Texas reworks its 2030 college plan to reflect a new reality
The new "talent strong" plan takes a more expansive view of postsecondary attainment, setting goals for older adults and counting non-college certificates for the first time.
January 10, 2022