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NewSchools ed tech 'Seed Fund' to split off

The split will allow the Seed Fund to access to additional capital from new investors, letting it expand beyond simply being a 'seed' fund.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

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5 pros and cons of Obama's free community college plan

Those on both sides of the aisle have found plenty to debate in 'America's College Promise.'

Jan. 26, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

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What are states doing to recruit and retain good teachers?

Earlier this month, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley revealed a $6.9 billion initiative to recruit and retain teachers, but what are other states doing?

Jan. 26, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Colleges using social media data miners to identify likely donors

A number of startups are helping colleges connect to potential alumni donors based on their social media activity.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Report: Only 18% of Latino K-12 students are English language learners

The latest Excelencia in Education report shows promising academic gains for Latino students overall.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

MIT sexual harassment case raises new MOOC issues

Experts say a Massachusetts Institute of Technology sexual harassment case involving a MOOC instructor and online students is unprecedented.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Indiana district considers new program to lower suspension rate

At the core of 'Teaching the Teen Brain' is the acknowledgment that teens are wired differently than adults.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Does the student loan crisis already have a solution?

Two minor changes to student loan forgiveness rules for direct federal lending may have already turned the tide against the debt crisis.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Teacher training under the microscope in Missouri

The state is working to revamp its teacher certification methods with additional rigor.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Flatiron School and TFA plan crash courses for coding teachers

A pilot program is expected to launch in June with a two-week bootcamp.

Jan. 26, 2015 / Keith Button (Education Dive)