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DC Public Schools notches record-high graduation rates

A full 69% of the district's seniors in the class of 2016 graduated on time, a 5% increase from the prior year and just six points shy of a 2017 goal set by the chancellor.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

KIPP teachers automate personalized Khan Academy playlists for students

Bay Area teachers in the charter network use NWEA Measures of Academic Progress assessment data to gauge student proficiency and then assign them Khan work at the right level.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

On-site inspections offer a deep dive into school quality

Education Week reports a Vermont pilot program is sending teams of reviewers to visit schools and collect evidence for a report that offers recommendations for improvement.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Michigan arts platform standardizes assessment of student work

The Michigan Arts Education Instruction and Assessment Project has developed lessons in dance, music, theater and visual arts, as well as assessments to go along with them.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Supreme Court could decide proper level of special ed services

The court will hear a case that demands a definition for what kind of education the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires schools to provide to students.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Former Corinthians students sue ED over debt collection

Despite promises of relief, the U.S. Department of Education is still collecting on outstanding balances from students once enrolled in the defunct for-profit school. 

Sept. 30, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Payoff of hosting presidential debates worth more than money

Exposure and media interest are the core benefits of hosting a presidential debate, according to Washington University officials. 

Sept. 30, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

UPenn latest target for discrimination suit stemming from rape charge

A student accused of sexual assault joins a growing number of men seeking legal action against institutions for gender bias in the handling of investigations. 

Sept. 30, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

LaSalle turns back clock to 2008 on tuition costs

The university says student affordability remains among its top priorities in helping to recruit families to consider the school.

Sept. 30, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Agility, not predictability, is key to higher ed sustainability

Former and current college presidents gathered recently at Northeastern University to discuss the essence of disruption and progress in higher education. 

Sept. 30, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)