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Codecademy expands content, unveils new site

The programming education company will now teach advanced coding skills along with the basics.

April 23, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

Westminster College to close Arizona satellite

Open less than a year, the campus will shut down at the end of the current spring semester.

April 23, 2014 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

NYC schools spend $830K to keep teachers in the classroom

Some schools have chosen to "buy out" their teachers from a state ed. dept. requirement that has them leave the classroom to grade state exams.

April 23, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Time interactive list ranks colleges according to presidential criteria

Time magazine has created a ranking of colleges based on three criteria mentioned by the Obama Administration.

April 23, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Okla. tests halted by technical glitches for second year

Computer issues interrupted the exams for a second year in a row. 

April 23, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

U. of Calif. owes whistleblower $10M

The whistleblower alleged conflicts of interest and retaliation at UCLA's medical school.

April 23, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

NAEP to administer exam with rented tablets

Tablets will be rented and used by students taking the exam.    

April 23, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Prof's radical past prevents U. of Illinois from renewing contract

The University of Illinois is not renewing the contract of a part-time professor who is a former member of a radical leftist group.

April 23, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

Computer glitches jeopardize Fla. standardized tests

An issue with Pearson's hosting provider is being blamed for the FCAT stall.  

April 23, 2014 / Allie Gross (Education Dive)

Calif. grad students negotiate restrooms, lactation stations

The move is seen as an important step for increasing access for transgender students.

April 23, 2014 / Keith Button (Education Dive)

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