Rankings, resumes, and retaliation: The week's most read education news
This week, Education Dive took a look at some of the most arbitrary college rankings lists and most egregious resume exaggerations related to higher ed professions. Meanwhile, St. Augustine's embattled president stepped down amid management issues that include an alleged retaliatory firing, and community colleges reported climbing online enrollment.
Be sure to check out our feature looking at claims made by AFT and In the Public Interest's "Cashing In On Kids" website and more in this week's most read Education Dive posts.
- These 6 college rankings take 'arbitrary' to a whole new level: The relevancy of major college rankings lists may be a matter of debate, but for better or worse, these superfluous lists may actually grab more students' eyes.
- Ridiculous resumes: 6 of higher ed's most padded CVs: From flat-out fraud to race discrepancies, these examples prove that 'if you ain't lyin', you ain't tryin'.'
- St. Augustine's president steps down amid management issues: Dianne Boardley Suber's announcement came just one day after the alleged retaliatory firing of a vice president.
- Community colleges see online enrollment climbing: Overall enrollments, however, are still on the decline.
- K-12 for-profits increasingly 'Cashing in on Kids': A trend toward privatization is seeing several companies profit from public education dollars — sometimes via questionable means.
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