Books and bankruptcy: The week's most read education news
This week, Gates grant recipient ConnectEDU filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, laying off a majority of its employees. Meanwhile, we took a look at the higher ed tech startups that Shark Tank investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is investing in, as well as the implications of the Supreme Court's decision on Michigan's law banning race-based admissions.
Be sure to check out our features on must-read books for educators, how to best engage students beyond the textbook, and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 4 must-read books for educators: These texts may change the way you view yourself and your role in education
- ConnectEDU files for bankruptcy: The ed tech startup filed for Chapter 11 protection and laid off all but 10 employees just months after receiving a $500,000 Gates Foundation grant.
- 4 higher ed tech startups Mark Cuban is betting on: The Shark Tank investor and Dallas Mavericks owner is reportedly getting serious about higher ed.
- What's next for race-based admissions?: Here are 5 ways the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Michigan's race-based admissions ban could impact public higher ed nationwide.
- 4 resources for engaging students beyond the textbook : These supplemental resources can help push students to make connections between the classroom and the real world.
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