This week, Education Dive took a look at 10 ways the new Republican majority in Congress could affect higher ed, as well as five K-12 stories worth watching in the new year. Meanwhile, Apollo Education Group made the first steps in a Brazilian expansion with the majority interest purchase of Sociedade Técnica Educacional da Lapa, and Amplify unveiled its own personalized professional development solution, Professional Learning Maps.
Be sure to check out our feature on the 6 strangest higher ed stories we saw in 2014 and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 10 ways a Republican-led Congress could impact higher ed in 2015: From financial aid to for-profits, the GOP could potentially make significant changes to higher education in the next year and beyond.
- The 6 strangest higher ed stories we saw in 2014: From exotic admissions to a peer review fraud ring, higher ed saw its fair share of 'weird' in 2014.
- Apollo Education Group expands to Brazil: Along with the expansion, the for-profit college provider is starting a venture capital fund.
- 5 K-12 stories to watch in 2015: From Common Core frenzy to teacher tenure mayhem, a number of this year's most interesting K-12 stories are still in their opening acts.
- Amplify enters the PD arena with Professional Learning Maps: The K-12 tablet provider is aiming to provide educators with a personalized professional development solution.
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