9,000 students at Success Academies will be bused to a rally in Albany calling for the limit on new charter schools to be lifted. It’s on the same day as the teachers’ union lobbying day.
The department has been sharply criticized in the past for what some allege is a troubling partnership with the private companies it pays to collect student loans .
Conservative opposition likely derailed the education bill.
California Virtual Academies, a chain of 11 online charter schools with 14,000 students, is the subject of a critical new report from In The Public Interest, an advocacy group.
The country’s most selective university has some words of advice for students capitalizing on a little-known federal law.
Instructure CEO Josh Coates confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the company raised $40 million today. It will use the cash to expand into the corporate market.
A potential sign of things to come in California.
A series of Chicago Sun-Times articles have raised questions about Chicago school board member Deborah Quazzo, a prominent education technology investor. Now, Quazzo is saying the newspaper crossed a line.
Thanks to a mysterious legislative mandate tacked onto the state budget, North Carolina will now be home to two new experiments in online schooling.
A complaint by graduate students at Walden University is shining light on its parent company, Laureate Education. The low-profile business is the world’s largest for-profit college operator.
RIP, purveyor of strange gadgets you don’t need but inexplicably desire. The catalog retailer cited the changing retail environment for its demise.
George W. Bush’s signature education reform turned standardized testing into a multi-billion dollar industry. But with change approaching, those making money from the system say the good times will continue.
Imagine Schools negotiated a taxpayer-funded lease between a school it operated and a real estate company it owned, in a deal that “clearly constituted self dealing” according to a federal judge.
A group of Stanford students have found a way to crack open the secretive world of elite college admissions.
After years of complaints from left and right, George W. Bush’s controversial education law may finally be eliminated.
The owner of the Discovery Channel will keep making the vast majority of its money from TV. But the CEO of Discovery Education says his unit creates more impact than anything else in the company.
Already-troubled stocks have fallen slightly on the news.
The controversial plan has been more than a year and a half in the making.