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Oklahoma once again waived from No Child Left Behind

The waiver is good for the rest of the school year.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Frats suspended at UVA amid Rolling Stone rape story controversy

The article depicted a pattern of sexual assaults orchestrated by fraternity culture, prompting a suspension in effect until January.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Accreditor questions UNC over paper-classes scandal

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College is calling Chapel Hill to task for its handling of the academic scandal.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Pluralsight acquires Smarterer for $75M

Smarterer uses crowdsourced assessments to evaluate students' understanding of tech tools and skills.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Connecticut colleges president, faculty find common ground

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System faculty leaders and president met Friday, reaching a handful of agreements.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Nebraska grad rate rises to almost 90%

The graduation rate has been on a steady upswing since 2011, when the federal government mandated that the state report four-year graduation rates.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

College discipline often goes easy on violent crimes

An investigation turned up many examples where college student disciplinary boards handed out light punishment for violent crimes. 

Nov. 24, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Jeb Bush: Common Core should be 'new minimum' for classrooms

The potential 2016 presidential candidate aimed to appease critics of the standards by finding common ground, saying if you don't choose to use them create something greater.  

Nov. 24, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Harkin submits bill to reauthorize Higher Ed Act

The 874-page document has notable support from community colleges.

Nov. 21, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

U.S. Ed Dept comm chief leaving for TFA

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach, will take on a senior PR role in his new job.

Nov. 24, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)