'Too Much, Too Fast'?

The Republican-led Congress's early attempt at rewriting the federal Higher Education Act uses incentives and deregulation to encourage new twists on college, including competency-based education, short-term programs and nonaccredited providers.

Experts continue to absorb details about the complex bill from Republican leaders on the U.S. House of Representatives’ education committee, which on Tuesday voted to pass a 590-page version. Some applauded the innovation push but worry about the bill’s lack of "guardrails" that seek to keep low-quality offerings in check.

Read more at Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/12/14/house-gop-pushes-innovation-and-deregulation-higher-education-act-overhaul