Since the Great Recession in 2008, the total fertility rate (a measure of lifetime fertility) has fallen by almost 20%. Tracing forward 18 years, we can anticipate a sizable decline in prospective college
Udacity, the online education company founded by Sebastian Thrun, is launching a new scholarship initiative as part of the Pledge to America’s Workers job training initiative undertaken by the administration
Teacher shortages are reaching epidemic proportions. Fewer people with state-required credentials are available to teach, and surveys suggest that almost half are considering leaving the profession. To
One of the dominant narratives in the media is that we need to produce more workers now who can do whatever is needed now, using short-term post-secondary certification programs. The focus is typically
How well do universities prepare students to work independently in the Gig Economy? Today’s graduates are joining a workforce where the Gig Economy — including consultants, independent contractors, freelancers,
Fresh off an acquisition and the launch of a feature that enables partners to create course-integrated projects, online education giant Coursera is making a play for the world of brick-and-mortar colleges.
A federal court ruled University of Iowa officials must pay out of their own pockets for discriminating against a prominent Christian student group, calling the university's conduct "ludicrous" and "incredibly