Coding academy Lambda School approved to operate in California

Dive Brief: After being fined last year for operating without California’s approval, coding academy Lambda School has received the state’s blessing, its regulators and the company say. At issue was the method by which most Lambda students pay for their education: income-share agreements (ISA), in which they give back a percentage of their pay after […]

USDA waiver impasse may hamper school meal distribution

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended a handful of meal waivers for the 2020-21 school year, but left out flexibilities for key programs many schools have depended on to distribute meals to students during the pandemic. The Summer Food Service Program and...

5 takeaways from the Ed Dept’s final distance education rules

The U.S. Department of Education on Monday dropped the final version of its new regulations governing distance learning. It’s the third and final set of new rules the department has published over the past year, and they touch on a sprawling number of issues in...

Google certificate courses set out to disrupt four-year degrees

As part of Google Career Certificates, students will be able to take courses to become trained data analysts, project managers and UX designers in around six months. “You shouldn’t need a college diploma to have economic security” The new certificates aim to build on...