Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.
Military Students More Likely to Attend For-Profits and Online. Newly released federal data show the enrollment patterns of the 1.1 million military and veteran students who were attending college in 2012, the most recent year covered by the report from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. (Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 31)
Are Dual-Enrollment Programs Overpromising? The popularity of dual-enrollment programs has soared nationally as high school students clamor to try college-level work. But the movement is dogged by questions about one of its key selling points: that students can get a jump-start on college by transferring those credits. (Education Week, Sept. 6)