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Subcommittee Discusses the Government’s Role in Occupational Licensing – Committee on Education and the Workforce

Today, the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), held a hearing to review occupational licensing and its effects on economic growth. “Occupational licensing plays an important role in protecting consumers and ensuring high-quality service,” Chairman Guthrie said in his opening statement. “In many cases, it makes sense that More Info »

Education Department ordered to stop collecting debts from defrauded Corinthian College students – The Hill

A federal judge in California has ordered the Department of Education to stop collecting debts from all students defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian College, which shut down in 2015. The court ruled in May that the Department of Education had violated privacy laws by using Social Security Administration information to help it determine how much More Info »

Moving Beyond the Buzzword: Understanding Innovation in Higher Ed – The Evolllution

In April 2018, the Online Learning Consortium published The State of Innovation in Higher Education: A Survey of Academic Administrators. The report surveyed over 100 college and university administrators to gain insight into the drivers of and barriers to innovation in American institutes of higher education. In this interview, Jill Buban provides insight into the More Info »