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Sixth-grader's 70-day suspension lands mandatory training for Ohio educators

A Columbus middle school's entire staff has been ordered to receive special training to help them recognize behavioral disabilities.

Nov. 25, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)


5 keys to social media success for higher ed administrators

Twitter especially has proven to be a minefield for leaders in a number of industries.

Nov. 25, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

NYC battle over Brooklyn rezoning, school segregation continues

The rezoning of two Brooklyn schools continues to provoke controversy, with parents speaking out against a new proposal for student admission quotas.

Nov. 25, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Illinois superintendent pushes for career guidance starting in kindergarten

Genevra Walters turned her district around with a novel approach to college and career readiness: a blend of Common Core, STEM, and a 'wheel.'

Nov. 25, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Leaving the task of assessment up to students themselves

The trend of student self-assessments can increase motivation and help learners chart their own progress, while increasing analytical skills.

Nov. 25, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

OECD: US is middle-of-pack among global peers in education

A new study shows America scoring just average on a number of global education indicators.

Nov. 25, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

US continues to lag OECD peers in producing college grads

The United States ranks fifth among 46 nations in the portion of adults with post-high school education, revealing a backslide as peers make strong gains.

Nov. 24, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

New book examines long-term costs of student debt

The book, by two University of Kansas professors, shows how the financial aid system and some reform proposals contribute to inequality.

Nov. 24, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)


At California virtual charter chain, long struggle leads to union victory for teachers

Teachers at the California Virtual Academies have unionized, joining the 16% of California charters that have done so, compared to just 7% nationally. 

Nov. 24, 2015 / Erin McIntyre (Education Dive)

Media ban following Smith College student sit-in prompts policy review

Students turned reporters away from a Mizzou solidarity sit-in unless they agreed to support the movement in their coverage.

Nov. 24, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)