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MBAs, Pearson, and MOOCs: The week's most-read education news

Catch up on Texas' testing contract switch-up, FutureLearn's giant MOOC, and more.

May 22, 2015 / (Education Dive)


Ranking disparities: What defines high-quality education in a state?

Measures of a state's educational quality can vary widely depending on a ranking's methodology.

May 22, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Dayton's stand on univeral pre-K has unintended consequences

The Minnesota governor's veto of a $17 billion education spending bill could see layoffs come as early as June 1.

May 22, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Opt-out movement in New York from jaw dropping to 'political force'

One in six New York students opted out of at least one of the state's two standardized tests this year.

May 22, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Ohio ruling finds private college police liable to open records law

The case was brought by a student journalist who argued college police officers were state-certified and therefore in public office.

May 22, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

California considering 3 bills addressing campus sexual assault

The bills would require students to disclose prior sexual assault convictions and mandate the way colleges respond to new allegations.

May 22, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Arizona ed chief takes board relocation to court

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is asking a judge to weigh in on the state board of education's move to the executive tower.

May 22, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Financial gap growing in American higher ed

The nation’s wealthiest colleges and universities are growing richer twice as fast as their least endowed peers.

May 22, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

U of Washington recognized for progress on bringing women into computer science

Female students made up 30% of the school's computer science bachelor's degrees last year, up 10% from 2010.

May 22, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Senate narrows focus on Higher Ed Act reauthorization

Working groups will focus on accountability, accreditation, affordability and financial aid, and campus sexual assault and safety.

May 22, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)