Ed tech and interactive rankings: The week's most read education news
Time unveiled a list of college rankings this week with a set of interactive sliders based on criteria mentioned in President Barack Obama's proposal for a federal higher ed rating system. Meanwhile, we took a look a closer look at 9 ed tech startups investors love. The week also saw Wayland Baptist University's former CFO sentenced to five years behind bars after he pled guilty to first degree felony theft, as well as the first time in history that the number of incoming Hispanic students at the University of California topped the number of white students.
Be sure to check out our feature on 10 key SAT changes you need to know and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 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.
- 9 ed tech startups investors love: These startups appear in multiple investment portfolios, but are they all here to stay?
- 10 things you should know about SAT changes: The College Board recently announced several changes to the iconic rite of passage required for many college-bound teens.
- Ex-CFO at Texas university guilty of theft: The former administrator who embezzled money from Wayland Baptist University was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution.
- Latinos top whites in U. of Calif. freshman class: For the first time, Hispanic students outnumber whites in the University of California's incoming freshman class.
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