Department of Education

Types of Regulation

Those seeking to reform the regulation of higher education must understand the available tools.

Learning from the “College Rating System” Debate

The Obama Administration’s failed effort to establish a rating system holds implications for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

Improving Higher Education Regulation

In a six-part series, Provost Wendell Pritchett explains why reforming higher education requires careful analysis of the fundamentals of regulation.

Better Notification Needed for Student Loan Relief Programs

Eligible borrowers unaware of student loan repayment and forgiveness options.

Should Congress Simplify Regulation of Higher Education?

Senate-sponsored task force urges streamlined approach to the regulation of higher education.

Testing is Destroying the Common Core

The marriage between the Common Core and testing should be annulled.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Common Core

When debating Common Core, activists lose sight of students far too often.

Common Misperceptions

Naysayers are often unaware of what goes on in Common Core classrooms.

The Common Core is Passable in Theory but Problematic in Reality

The way the Common Core has been implemented undermines the value that could come from robust educational standards.

Stay the Course, or Turn the Page?

Common Core’s dual, social and technocratic, nature creates hurdles for political reform.

The Common Core is a Remedy Worse than the Disease

It is time to dump the Common Core and its counterproductive high-stakes testing.

Common Core Creates Professional Possibilities

Common Core educational standards can bring students and the teaching profession to new heights.