Education Department Dials Back Plan to Rate Colleges

The Seattle Times – Haley Sweetland Edwards “The Department of Education announced this week that it’s backing off its ambitious and controversial plan to rate all of the nation’s colleges and universities, marking a win for institutions and the vast...

Is Higher Education Equipping Young People for the Jobs market?

LinkedIn – Sebastien Turbot “In today’s technology-driven economies, the demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skilled labor is escalating….Survey after survey indicate that companies around the world want to hire...

Department of Education Backs Away from Plan to Rate Colleges

Time – Jacob Davidson “The Obama administration’s plan to officially rate colleges appears to be cancelled…In a blog posting Thursday, Deputy Under Secretary for Postsecondary Education Jamienne Studley said the department would be releasing a...