“Why Don’t We Have Real Data on Charter Schools? Charters were supposed to be laboratories for innovation. Instead, they are stunningly opaque.” By Pedro Noguera. Nation. September 24, 2014.
“The Secret to Eva Moskowitz’s ‘Success’; Her charter schools get outstanding performance reports—which leave out some salient facts.” By Diane Ravitch. Nation. September 24, 2014.
“Former director of Marlborough charter school resigns.” By Jennifer Fenn Lefferts. Boston Globe. September 28, 2014.
FOR-PROFIT SCHOOLS & COLLEGES
“Feds sue for-profit college network of predatory lending, phony career services.” By Russ Van Arsdale. Bangor Daiy News. September 22, 2014.
“The investment in for-profit colleges isn’t paying off.” .Opinion. By Catherine Rampell. Washington Post. September 26, 2014.
“Venture Capitalists Are Poised to ‘Disrupt’ Everything About the Education Market; Venture capitalists and for-profit firms are salivating over the exploding $788.7 billion market in K-12 education. What does this mean for public school students?” By Lee Fang. Nation. September 27, 2014
“Yale-NUS changes course on banned film.” By Lavinia Borzi and Matthew Lloyd-Thomas. Yale Daily News. September 22, 2014.
“A Globalizer for N.Y.U. in Abu Dhabi.” By Ben Sisario. New York Times. September 22, 2014.
“Ed School Aims for $250 Million in Campaign.” By Matthew Q. Clarida and Zara Zhang. Harvard Crimson. September 22, 2014.
“In Heated Discussion, ‘Excellent Sheep’ Author Fields Criticism from Faculty, Students.” By Alexander H. Patelan. Harvard Crimson. September 23, 2014.
“Faculty Deanship To Be Renamed Following Gift; Change in Name to University’s Highest-Profile Deanship Sets Precedent.” By Dev A. Patel. Harvard Crimson. September 23, 2014.
“Outside Board to Guide UCLA on Research Deals; The Non-Profit Will Help Find Funding, Commercial Applications for Its Research.” By Erica E. Phillips. Wall Street Journal. September 24, 2014.
“Endowment Grows to $36.4B with 15.4 Percent Return.” By Christine Y. Cahill and Matthew Q. Clarida. Harvard Crimson. September 24, 2014.
“Stanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research; Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society has long received funding from Google, but a filing shows the university recently pledged to only use the money for non-privacy research. Academics say such promises are problematic.” By Julia Angwin and Robert Faturechi. ProPublica.com. September 24, 2014.
“People to Watch in Higher Education.” Crain’s New York Business. September 24, 2014.
“Yale endowment rises to all-time high.” By Adrian Rodrigues. Yale Daily News. September 25, 2014.
“Manhattan Country School Gets Flak Over Growth Plan; Critics Say Changes Put Mission at Risk.” By Sophia Hollander. Wall Street Journal. September 25, 2014.
“Harvard Names Investment Chief as Yale Reports 20% Return.” By Geraldine Fabrikant. New York Times. September 25, 2014.
“UCLA launches effort to bolster inventions and revenues; The medical center at UCLA may be a source of new discoveries and research patents for the campus.” By Larry Gordon. Los Angeles Times. September 25, 2014.
“Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark ’64 free speech protests..” By Dave Getzschman. Los Angeles Times. September 27, 2014.
“Gordon College faculty dissent not new; Concerns predate hiring flap.” By Matt Rocheleau. Boston Globe. September 28, 2014.
PRIVATE & PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
“NY Schools: Private-School Testing Jitters; New iPad Tests Add Another Level of Anxiety for Those Looking to Secure Coveted Kindergarten Slots.” By Sophia Hollander. Wall Street Journal. September 22, 2014.
PUBLIC SCHOOL PHILANTHROPY
“Two School Districts Split $1 Million Prize.” New York Times/Associated Press. September 23, 2014.
“Why did Bill Gates give $10million to history teacher David Christian?” By Giles Whittell. Times of London (UK). September 22, 2014.