One of the most American moments in American literature comes in "Huckleberry Finn," when Huck fakes his own death to make a clean break from an abusive father, lighting out on his own for a series of adventures. This scene conjures...
With its acquisition of Learning House, Wiley Education Services will become a much bigger player in the online program management space. Observers say the merger could be the first of many.
I'm not Goldie Blumenstyk. I'm Scott Carlson, also a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education. While Goldie frequently has her sights on innovation in education, I am often thinking about the value...
For most of my years as a parent, I subscribed to the college-for-all mantra like the rest of my generation. I saw it as a basic degree needed to operate in the world similar to what a high school diploma once represented. I differed in my focus on the importance of social skills and family time rather than grades and test scores, but college was the end goal nonetheless.
Securing funding for further education can be exceptionally difficult for learners with poor credit. What loans are available will typically carry a high interest rate. That marks a catch-22 for individuals hoping to advance their socioeconomic status with further education. The company Meritize thinks it has a solution.
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Frisco student lender Meritize Financial has raised $13.2 million in a new funding round that closed this week, according to a regulatory filing.
Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.
It's long been the standard thought that a college education is the way to get a good job and thrive. Is that still true? College is changing, and it turns out a degree alone is not always enough to guarantee a good first job. So, what do our kids need to do? When does college make sense?
I recently had a chance to interview Ryan Craig, author of A New U - Faster & Cheaper Alternatives to College. He provides some great alternatives to a traditional college option.