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April 17, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

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Autism in college: How are institutions helping students succeed?

Students on the spectrum might not sign up for campus services on their own, so identifying them early on is critical to prevent them from falling through the cracks.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Gallup: Majority of Americans see college as out of reach

While new poll data finds most people feeling that higher education is unaffordable, Latinos are more optimistic.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

New online sexual assault reporting system debuts for campuses

Callisto allows survivors to report through a streamlined system.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Ohio colleges fight over which has the best value

The University of Akron is claiming its reduced-price GenEd Core courses are cheaper than those at community colleges.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

$9M in new funding to help Flatiron School expand

The New York City-based coding school will now be able to offer its 12-week program in more places nationwide.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Higher ed's endowment gap is getting wider

A new study from Moody’s Investors Service shows the gap in wealth in higher education.

April 17, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Feds investigate CPS chief for $20.5M no-bid contract

A few months after Rahm Emanuel appointed Barbara Byrd-Bennett as CEO in fall 2012, the district entered a no-bid contract with her former employer.

April 17, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Michigan Senate approves diplomas with STEM certifications

If the state's House and Gov. Rick Snyder approve, Michigan will be the first state to offer such an endorsement on diplomas.

April 17, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Montana to give districts test waivers due to computer glitches

Almost a quarter of the state's 800 public schools are going to cancel or limit testing.  

April 17, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)