The Answer Sheet: Higher Ed

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Why the Obama administration should drop its college rating plan

Let’s count the reasons.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:05 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Higher Ed

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014

U-Va. medical student saves man’s life during training exam

A pretend patient “assigned” a disease during a practice examination is saved by a medical student who discovered the man really had the disease.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:00 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Gates Foundation responds to critical articles

The Gates Foundation says stories about how much influence Bill Gates wields in higher education "missed the big picture."

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:25 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gates Foundation, Gates' Influence in Higher Ed, Higher Education

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Bill Gates expands influence -- and money -- into higher education

For years Bill Gates has exercised extraordinary influence in shaping modern K-12 school reform. Now he's quietly doing it in higher education, the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Gates, Chronicle of Higher Ed Expos

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/09/2010

Higher ed gender gap seems stable--except for Hispanics

The gender gap in higher education--in which males represent 43 percent of traditional age undergraduates--has stayed stable since 2000, except for Hispanic males. Here are details of a new report.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Higher Education | Tags:  gender gap, higher ed and gender