ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Higher Ed News Roundup: Wise Words

September 29, 2014 by ACTA

Wise words about the purpose of education in a democracy and the need for civic literacy.

What’s Wrong with This Picture?

A look ahead at how the market for online-education and traditional college models might intersect

Job postings increasingly require applicants have a college degree, but what function does this serve?

The Chronicle breaks down California’s confusing ‘yes means yes’ law.

A look at one program’s data-focused approached to competency-based learning.

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