Adult education

Adult education

The campus of Hilbert College, buildings surrounding a lake.
Jan 26, 2023
Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match.


April 1, 2019
The federal agency is conducting a two-phase experiment to design tools to better understand career trajectories of its employees and the rest of the federal work force.
December 18, 2018
To help manage career college closures and protect students, Steve Gunderson backs a proposal for the sector to fund a new federal coordinating office.
December 5, 2018
As some small private colleges merge with one another, others simply contract, closing up branch campuses -- some of them long-standing and hundreds of miles away.
November 16, 2018
A 100-year life requires a 60-year curriculum, writes Rovy Branon.
November 6, 2018
Prison education programs are thriving and enjoy bipartisan backing, but colleges say they could do more with federal and state funding.
October 24, 2018
Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees.
October 4, 2018
More four-year colleges are working to help first-generation college students succeed. But a new report says real progress requires institutional shifts, not just adding new programs.
September 13, 2018
A new analysis of federal data about holders of certificates, licenses and certifications shows that women pay more and get less for the increasingly popular credentials.
July 31, 2018
The Credential Registry is several months into its mission to document all U.S. credentials, but the finish line is further than ever.
June 21, 2018
Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.


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