Chinese auto parts maker Wanxiang Group Corp. on Sunday bought A123 Systems, the bankrupt battery maker which supplies Fisker Automotive and others.
For-profit colleges have come under government scrutiny for alleged practices driven more by profit margins than by educational goals. A Senate committee held a hearing on the issue Thursday.
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
Bricks-and-mortar universities should prepare for a jolt as high (and still rising) costs push students online.
Education trends from other nations are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy.
Minority achievement in science majors continues to lag, a new report indicates.