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Career and Technical Ed Should be ‘Plan A,’ Foxx Says as House Takes Up Perkins Bill Today

Career and Technical Ed Should be ‘Plan A,’ Foxx Says as House Takes Up Perkins Bill Today

The 74 Photo Credit: Getty Images May 16, 2017 CAROLYN PHENICIE carolyn@the74million.org cphenicie TALKING POINTS @VirginiaFoxx pushes to destigmatize CTE at AEI speech ahead of House markup #FoxxAtAEI Washington, D.C. The stigma and challenges surrounding career and technical education are personal for U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx. Foxx’s brother, Butch, eight […]

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Mixed Views on Higher Ed

Mixed Views on Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed Americans see the work force and societal value of getting a college degree, a survey from New America finds, but community colleges have more support than do other sectors. By Paul Fain May 11, 2017 Americans see the value in getting a college degree, but they’re not particularly […]

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Demanding Results on Transfer

Demanding Results on Transfer

Inside Higher Ed Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates. By Paul Fain May 9, 2017 An unusually structured new grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation […]

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Better choices in higher education

Better choices in higher education

Washington Times States should be enabled to accredit colleges without risking federal financing By Ed Feulner – – Monday, May 8, 2017 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Does anyone out there think higher education doesn’t cost enough? Or that there are plenty of ideological points of view for students to choose from? I didn’t […]

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For-Profit Task Force No More

For-Profit Task Force No More

Inside Higher Ed With interagency panel launched under Obama no longer active, observers see a Department of Education less interested in leading oversight of for-profit college sector. State regulators may become more important. By Andrew Kreighbaum May 9, 2017 In the midst of a push late in the Obama administration to […]

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