• By Erica Price and Noah Sudow
    November 19, 2014

    Despite rising sticker prices, low enrollment numbers and significant institutional discounting means fewer dollars left in many college coffers. Read more

  • By Anna Kimsey Edwards
    November 6, 2014

    This week, we witnessed a major political changeup as a result of the 2014 midterm elections. While most pundits are focusing on the shift to Republican Majority in the U.S. Senate – for education policy and programs, the outcomes of the 36 Governors races and 7 state chief elections and are just as (if not more) important.  Read more

  • By Whiteboard Advisors
    November 3, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Education announced the final gainful employment rules Thursday. The regulations, which go into effect on July 1, 2015, were created after an extensive rulemaking process that involved negotiations, public hearings, and 95,000 public comments.  Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    October 24, 2014

    The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a report last week on school funding, entitled "Most States Still Funding Schools Less Than Before the Recession." According to the report, a majority of states are continuing to fund their schools at levels lower than they did seven years ago, before the recession hit.  Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    October 14, 2014

    In VentureBeat, our co-founder Ben Wallerstein sheds light on best practices for innovators who want to partner with government to solve important issues.  Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    October 3, 2014

    I am presenting at the California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (CAASFEP) Professional Development Institute next week about what is happening in federal education policy today, and what will be happening in the future.  It’s not an easy question, so I’ve been mulling over the trends and ways to think about them. Read more

  • By Noah Sudow
    October 1, 2014

    The US Department of Education announced yesterday that 24 institutions of higher education will be awarded the new First in World (FITW) Grant Program, with a total of $75 million in funding.  Read more

  • By Erica Price
    September 30, 2014

    New law written in partnership with Common Sense Media aims to protect student data while still supporting innovation in education.  Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    September 18, 2014

    This month, PDK/Gallup released Part II of a report on the 46th annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. Read more

  • By Noah Sudow
    September 5, 2014

    This week, two opposing pieces of research were released regarding the return on a college education.  On the case against higher education’s outcomes, Richard Arum and Josipha Roksa released Aspiring Adults Adrift- the sequel to their 2011 controversial book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.   Read more

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