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Ford's Theatre, Discovery offering virtual field trip to mark Lincoln assassination

The virtual field trip will provide a tour of the theatre, a look at The Petersen House (where Lincoln died), and details on Lincoln's legacy and the conspiracy that led to his killing.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Funding, LSAT, and Chevron: The week's most read education news

Fall behind? Get caught up on new funding for a 'YouTube for universities,' Hobsons' acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, and more right here!

Feb. 27, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Senate, House unveil new campus sexual assault legislation

The Senate's Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) and its House companion would require campus climate surveys and issue harsher fines for falling out of compliance with federal regulations.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

USF professor says he spied on China for FBI

The FBI became concerned in 2009 that Confucius Institutes, which are operated by the Chinese government, were vehicles for Chinese spy operations.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Should institutions use race in campus crime alerts?

Following scrutiny, the University of Minnesota has pledged to cut back on the practice of identifying criminal suspects by race in alert messages.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Study: CUNY program paying off for community college students

A new survey states that the ASAP program, which provides remedial education students with support services and tuition assistance, raises three-year graduation rates.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Randy Lilleston (Education Dive)

Austin police chief: Law enforcement in schools a disservice to students

Many schools have seen resource officers take on disciplinary roles for minor offenses that would traditionally be handled by a teacher or principal.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Can standing desks keep students engaged?

Dr. Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School in Pasadena, TX, is experimenting with standing desks as a way to see how a new physical learning environment could influence student outcomes.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

WriteReader eyes U.S. with latest $800K

The company's "Write to Read" is Denmark's No. 1 educational app.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Google Classroom's latest upgrade includes custom themes

The tech giant compares the latest upgrades to decorating the classroom for some extra pizzazz.

Feb. 27, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)