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  • College and Career Readiness

    December 17, 2014

    The Last Word: Winter 2015

    Quips and quotes on higher education.

  • Innovative Practices

    September 9, 2014

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    A Traditional, Liberal Arts, Competency-Based Education

    The president of Lipscomb University, a traditional liberal arts campus in Tennessee, details how and why his institution has embraced competency-based education.

  • Innovative Practices

    September 9, 2014

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    Competency-Based Education Is Not the “New MOOC”

    It’s a scenario that will sound very familiar to anyone who remembers the massive open online course (MOOC) exuberance of recent years: Cheered on by both policymakers and funders, an alternative way of delivering postsecondary education emerges...

  • September 9, 2014

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    A Question of Competency

    Amid the mounting pressure to produce more graduates at lower costs, interest in competency-based higher education has exploded over the last two years. With encouragement from the U.S. Department of Education and assent from accreditors, both...

  • Accreditation and Standards

    August 18, 2014

    Sept. 2 Event Will Focus on Accountability Proposals and Minority-Serving Institutions, Students

    ​Seven scholars will address the question, “Will Higher Ed Accountability Proposals Narrow Opportunity For Minority Students & Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs)?” at a Sept. 2 forum in Washington, DC.

  • Government Regulation

    June 6, 2014

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    Federal Watch: Inertia

    ACE’s Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president for government and public affairs, recaps higher education-related activity on Capitol Hill.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 21, 2014

    ACE Joins Brief in Accreditation Lawsuit

    ACE signed on to an amicus brief filed Friday in an accreditation case on appeal from a federal district court in Virginia, Professional Massage Training Center v. Accreditation Alliance of Career Schools and Colleges (AACSC).

  • Government Regulation

    December 15, 2013

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    Rating Obama's Ratings Plan

    As President Obama's plan to rate insitutions slowly wends its way toward reality, college and university presidents are bracing for impact.

  • Accreditation and Standards

    December 15, 2013

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    Exploding Myths

    Too strict. Too lax. Too transparent, and not transparent enough. Regional accreditation, long an overlooked corner of postsecondary policy, has become the Rodney Dangerfield of higher education.

  • Government Regulation

    December 15, 2013

    Federal Watch: A Different HEA? Before Congress Reauthorizes, It Should Rethink.

    ACE's Terry W. Hartle discusses the interconnected relationship between the Department of Education, states, and accreditors.