A resignation and even more rankings: The week's most read education news
This week, Illinois State University's president stepped down after only seven months on the job, allegedly due to assault allegations, and Yale won a suit over a Van Gogh painting. Yet another set of rankings was released as well, this time laying out the "smartest public colleges." (Aren't there enough of these things yet?) Additionally, Education Dive took a closer look at the impact — or lack thereof so far — that marijuana legalization has had on universities in Colorado and Washington state
Be sure to check out our feature on how Silicon Valley is influencing education reform and more in this week's most read Education Dive posts!
- Illinois State president steps down abrubtly: Timothy Flanagan's departure, after only seven months on the job, is apparently over assault accusations.
- Top 20 'smartest' public colleges ranked: Business Insider has compiled a list of the public colleges with the smartest students.
- Yale wins suit over Van Gogh art: The Ivy League school is the rightful owner of the painting worth over $120 million.
- Legal marijuana: Campuses not succumbing to reefer madness (so far): How has legalization impacted campuses in Colorado and Washington, and what can campuses everywhere learn?
- How is Silicon Valley shaping ed reform?: Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are no longer focused on just e-commerce and social networking: Education technology and reform woos investors
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