ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
ACTA today filed an amicus brief in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals highlighting concerns about the unconstitutional delegation of unchecked power to accrediting agencies, which are private organizations composed largely of education industry stakeholders. ACTA argues that delegation to a private party withContinue Reading >>
ACTA has taken to the pages of the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman as the voice of responsible governance in the ongoing story at the University of Texas. In a statement, ACTA president Anne Neal defended the decision to seek the removal of a president when he and the board areContinue Reading >>
A study of top American public universities reveals a failure to provide high academic quality at a reasonable price.Continue Reading >>
Senators say states are on the hook for fixing higher ed.
Taxation and regulation of profitable programs at non-profit schools takes aim at tuition, but misses the target.
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Virginia is taking steps to make online education smoother.Continue Reading >>
Ten years ago, college accreditation reform was a niche issue, of interest only to a small coterie of higher ed reformers. Today, an increasing number of federal lawmakers recognize that accreditation reform is indispensable to expanding educational opportunity in America.
Yesterday, the House...Continue Reading >>