As California goes, so goes the nation?

Colleges that made test optional a "temporary policy" during the pandemic are weighing whether to extend it yet again for a third year of applicants. Last week, the University of California decided to close the book on testing.

Bootcamps grow up

The sector is expanding rapidly. Amid a boom in offerings by ed-tech companies, several freestanding bootcamps are seeking accreditation, a key step toward being able to accept federal student aid.