Russell Rumberger, a scholar with an encyclopedic grasp of the drop-out issue, has doubts about the latest, hottest cure — online credit recovery. That means letting struggling students take courses on a computer without the annoyances of listening to a teacher or doing homework.
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College students are returning home for the summer, and if parents are happy to have them home, it’s partly because they bring something that has been missing for months: home tech support.
A Northwestern University graduate student who filed a Title IX complaint against the school's faculty senate head for discussing a controversial essay withdrew it over the weekend. Stephen Eisenman, an art professor and faculty sen...
I had just two students sign up for my graduate course in US Water Resources Management this winter term. One, Rachael Davee, is an undergraduate; the other is a first-year PhD student, Melissa McCracken. In my fall course that Rach...
Baylor, Southern Methodist, and Temple Universities will let students take online courses through 2U, which is positioning itself as the anti-MOOC online provider.