Tags College Scorecard

Data USA offers new trove of statistics on more than 7,300 U.S. universities

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The free, open data platform compiles and synthesizes stats on enrollment, cost, demographic and other information to help students make better decisions.

Big data can solve big problems at colleges — White House officials

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

A blog post released Thursday explains how colleges and universities can track student performance.

Education Department scrubs closed schools from College Scorecard, adds 'caution flags'

by Yizhu Wang • 5 years ago

The agency updated its interactive college database, wiping out 135 institutions that have closed down in the last several months.

Obama's College Scorecard faces backlash from conservative schools

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The new ranking system, which allows prospective students to compare colleges based on graduation rates and costs, has come under fire for not being totally inclusive.

Education Department announces new open educational resources hire, college website

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Andrew Marcinek was hired by the Office of Educational Technology to work on connecting K-12 and higher ed schools to openly licensed educational resources.