Reports surfaced this week of extensive sexual harassment and bullying problems in CU-Boulder's philosophy department. Congressman Elijah Cummings also called into question the misleading requirements some colleges and universities place on financial aid, and officials in Tennessee and Oregon raised the possibility of offering free community college in those states. Meanwhile, in ed tech news, McGraw-Hill Education acquired all-in-one K-12 platform Engrade.
Be sure to check out our feature on trends shaping ed tech in 2014 and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts.
- What trends are shaping ed tech in 2014?: What should you expect this year from MOOCs, LMSes, and more?
- UC-Boulder philosophy dept. rife with harassment, bullying: report: The department chairman has been removed and graduate admissions are suspended.
- Schools mislead students on financial aid, lawmaker says: A congressman says more than 100 schools suggest more paperwork is required.
- McGraw-Hill Education to buy Engrade: The education giant says it will fold its functionality into its own digital offerings.
- Tennessee, Oregon push free community college: Proposals receive positive reactions from lawmakers.
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