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These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning [Infographic]

Who's increasingly responsible for strategy, and how do you avoid common pitfalls?

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

2U partners with Habitat for Humanity on scholarship program

The $10,000 scholarships will be available for four programs to those eligible.

Aug. 20, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

12 states passed ed tech laws so far in 2014

The laws overwhelmingly apply to virtual education and distance learning.

Aug. 19, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Detroit Public Schools proposes 24 closures, 10% pay cuts

The financially burdened district's latest plan to address its deficit is expected to save $13.3 million.

Aug. 20, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Udemy hires 3 new senior executives

The hires follow a $32 million round of funding in May, which the company is using to scale its operations.

Aug. 19, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Poll: Only 27% of public supports Obama education agenda

The 46th annual PDK-Gallup poll finds the number of people willing to give Obama's education agenda an A or B letter grade on the wane.  

Aug. 20, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

U. of Maine stepping up lucrative out-of-state enrollment

Schools in the state are projected to have 12% more new out-of-state students this fall compared to a year ago.

Aug. 19, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Wyoming school using drone and robots to teach math

Laramie High School plans to mechanically enhance geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Aug. 20, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Study: Credit transfers from two-year to four-year colleges typically succeed

A U.S. Department of Education study looked at six years’ worth of transcript data gathered from nearly 17,000 students who started college in the 2003-2004 school year.

Aug. 20, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Missouri education department's CEE-Trust contract under scrutiny

Potential conflicts of interest allegedly taint the decision to contract Cities For Education Entrepreneurship Trust for consulting work.  

Aug. 20, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)