Last week, 2U announced that the online degree programs it operates with nonprofit colleges and universities had reached their 10,000th student. Education Dive was on hand at the company's Landover, MD, offices for the occasion and this week published an interview with the company's CEO, Chip Paucek. Meanwhile, we took a look at LMS options in the K12 space, President Barack Obama announced new efforts to assist students in managing their student loan burden, and Arizona's Supreme Court issued a ruling that may see the state paying its schools as much as $1.7 billion in overdue funding.
Be sure to check out our look at the 7 fastest supercomputers at American universities and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 2U's CEO talks hitting 10,000 students and the state of online learning: Education Dive sat down with Chip Paucek to talk 2U's ups and downs, and the challenges the company faces going forward.
- 8 learning management system options for K-12 classrooms: Initially popularized in higher ed, LMS platforms have found their way to K-12 in recent years.
- Obama plans student loan relief initiatives: The president is expected to announce plans today that would help relieve the student loan debt burden for borrowers
- These 7 supercomputers are the fastest at U.S. universities: Along with the research they facilitate, ever-faster supercomputers give higher ed institutions another bragging right.
- Arizona may owe schools up to $1.7B following state Supreme Court ruling: The state was found to have not properly funded districts and charter schools under a 2000 tax increase.
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