It’s Time for a “Higher Ed NAEP”

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By Mary Nguyen Barry Education Secretary Arne Duncan was right earlier this week when he said college access must go much further than college affordability. As he said, college access must also focus on...

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Getting Accountability Right

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By Marianne Lombardo Disagreements over accountability nearly brought down ESEA reauthorization. It also nearly took down the Ohio Department of Education. In both situations, public officials should remember that their obligation is to protect...

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Obama’s Crackdown on For-Profit Colleges (VIDEO)

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By Hajar Ahmed Check out our latest video on for-profit schools and the Obama Administration's action. [embed][/embed] More background on the Obama higher ed legacy and challenges for the next President here.  

Arne Duncan’s Improvement Plan


Guest blog post by Akeem Anderson One year ago this week, Randi Weingarten and the American Federation of Teachers voted to place Education Secretary Arne Duncan on a "Needs Improvement" plan.   As part of...

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