Quality & Outcomes

  • Accreditation Rules: Comparing the PROSPER Act and Aim Higher Act

    Breaking down the differences between the PROSPER and Aim Higher Act proposals on accreditation

  • Accountability: Comparing the PROSPER Act and Aim Higher Act

    Breaking down accountability changes in the PROSPER Act and Aim Higher Act

  • Inside Higher Ed: Education Dept.’s Deregulation Push Gets Mixed Reviews

    “Too often, quality and innovation are pitted against each other in the national discourse around higher education policy..."

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to USED Regulatory Proposals

    Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation

  • Education Dive: Aim Higher and PROSPER on the table: What’s the takeaway for higher ed leaders?

    "Both pieces of legislation do deal with expanding student aid into short-term programs, competency-based education, both look at the…

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to Department of Education’s Regulatory Proposals

    Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation

  • Necessity to Invention: Beyond the “Toggle Switch” Approach to Accreditation

    Moving beyond the high stakes, all-or-nothing approach to accreditation

  • Strategic Coalitions Key to Improving South Carolina’s Workforce Readiness

    An inside look at what South Carolina is doing to close the skills gap

  • Value, Accreditation, Accountability: A Dispatch from the Field

    The president of an urban, Hispanic-serving institution has some ideas for the next Higher Education Act

  • Fixing accreditation: The third rail of higher education reform

    Emily Bouck writes in The Hill bipartisan leaders are now recognizing the urgency of modernizing our system of quality…

  • This Tennessee Business Leader Has a Blueprint for Closing the Skills Gap

    Joey Hatch, a recently retired construction executive and member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, credits his career success…

  • The Keys to Quality: Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    This brief outline key federal policy recommendations for reforming accreditation policy