After a ProPublica investigation published by The Chronicle spurred public pressure, the agency conducted a sweeping overhaul of its troubled disability-review program.
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A consortium of 10 top-tier universities will soon offer fully online, credit-bearing undergraduate courses through a partnership with 2U, a company that facilitates online learning.
Four years ago, Donald Chouinard, a veteran English teacher at Fort Kent Community High School in Maine, was promoted to his district's curriculum-coordinator position.
Online education is driving today's higher education revolution. Though the flurry of attention around MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) may lead one to believe that distance learning is a recent phenomenon, it actually dates back over 120 years.
n the year of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, it seems appropriate to continue writing about the differences between the U.S. and British higher-education systems.
On a fall afternoon a little more than a year ago, the faculty and staff of Shorter University filed through the doors of the college’s chapel for a meeting with the Board of Trustees.
LOS ANGELES—Californias public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the states private colleges and universities.
A new study published in the Elementary School Journal finds that the main reason new teachers leave the profession is not the insane workload or the lack of resources but, alas, their principals.
George Lucas' announcement that a majority of the proceeds from the sale of his film company will be funneled into education philanthropy has sparked speculation among educators about where the new influx of money might be directed.
In a pilot project, the American Council on Education will evaluate five to 10 Coursera offerings and may recommend that colleges grant credit for them.