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Ed. Dept. negotiates new contracts for student loan servicers

The four largest student loan servicing companies will now receive bonuses for helping students avoid delinquency and other repayment issues.

Sept. 2, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

N. Carolina's Durham school board to drop TFA contract

Only one board member voted against dropping Teach For America after the 2015-16 school year. 

Sept. 2, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Embattled Burlington College president issues resignation to protesters

An exasperated Christine Plunkett appeared to resign during a Friday confrontation that saw students block her car in a parking lot.

Sept. 2, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Education Post launches, claiming desire to foster civil ed reform debates

While the site claims to be non-partisan, its backers have some concerned otherwise.  

Sept. 2, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Consumer advocate urges campus banking regulations

The advocacy arm of Consumer Reports is urging lawmakers and regulators to rein in questionable campus banking practices that lead to exorbitant fees for students.

Aug. 29, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Seattle struggles to fix special ed disorganization

The district's attempts to fix reported problems within its special education department have been derailed by poor communication.

Sept. 2, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Research centers recommends polices for improving minority male outcomes

Is it time for a national clearinghouse of “exemplary studies, practices and policies” on male minority education issues?

Sept. 2, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Teaching grit may hurt more creative students

Scholars at the American Psychological Association's annual conference explained how teaching conscientiousness and persistence may not foster creative success.  

Sept. 2, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

MT chancellor resigns citing controversies

The chancellor of Montana State University-North stepped down abruptly on Thursday, just before a scheduled no-confidence vote by the faculty union.

Aug. 29, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)


USC ed dean: 2U made growing our program possible

The University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education recently reached 2,000 graduates in its online teacher prep program through 2U.

Aug. 29, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)