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What can Obama's college ratings learn from healthcare?

A New York Times columnist argues that a proper ratings system should downgrade schools for exclusivity, not reward them for it.

Sept. 17, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Charter suit alleges New York provides unequal funding

A charter group's suit in New York's Supreme Court alleges the state's funding formula favors traditional public schools.

Sept. 17, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)


9 reasons seniors could force a student loan debt solution

A new U.S. Government Accountability Office report raises the question of whether federal student loan debt's rising impact on senior citizens could lead to reform.

Sept. 16, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Florida drops testing for K-2 students

Conversation on the pressures of high-stakes testing has ramped up in the state following one kindergarten teacher's refusal to administer an exam.

Sept. 16, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Outgoing Harvard endowment chief's performance debated

Despite steep losses during the 2008 market crash, Harvard Management Company chief Jane Mendillo is credited with righting the ship.

Sept. 16, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Pennsylvania lawmakers at odds on teacher gun law

The state's legislature is weighing the pros and cons of a new bill that would allow teachers and school employees to carry firearms.  

Sept. 17, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Most top-ranked schools fill student financial need gap

All but two of US News & World Report's top 20 institutions meet 100% of students' financial need.

Sept. 16, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

NYC launches weekly teacher-led training for new educators

The 80-minute sessions are an attempt by Chancellor Carmen Fariña to empower educators without expensive consultants.  

Sept. 17, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

USC announces 'ambitious' $650M expansion

The university says its new Campus Village development will be 'transformative' for the university and community alike.

Sept. 16, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Former Common Core supporter points to flaws

Award-winning principal Carol Burris dissects the four 'flimflams,' her term for arguments supporting the Common Core.

Sept. 17, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)