Michigan Beats Penn State Without Jim Harbaugh While Legal Battle Ramps Up

Updated Nov. 11, 2023 3:21 pm ET When the Big Ten suspended Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh over alleged sign-stealing violations late Friday afternoon, the school rushed to court with an urgent message: It needs Harbaugh to finish off a dream season. But the Wolverines, ranked No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, were … Read more

EQT Plans to Take Japan’s Benesse Private in Over $1 Billion Deal

Swedish investment company EQT plans to take Japanese education services provider Benesse Holdings private in a deal valued at more than $1 billion, by teaming up with the company’s founding family. EQT said Friday that one of its funds would spend 207.95 billion ($1.37 billion) to buy Benesse shares through an tender offer as part … Read more

Stanford University Student Hurt in Possible Hate Crime 

An Arab Muslim student at Stanford University was hurt in a campus hit-and-run that California authorities are investigating as a potential hate crime, according to the university. The incident occurred Friday afternoon as the student was crossing a street on foot, Stanford’s Department of Public Safety said.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All … Read more

Portland Teachers Strike Closes School for Over 45,000 Students

Updated Nov. 1, 2023 7:00 pm ET Teachers in Portland, Ore., went on strike Wednesday, prompting the district to close school for more than 45,000 students. The Portland Association of Teachers said it’s the first time the union, representing more than 4,000 educators, has gone on strike. The union and Portland Public Schools have failed … Read more

Student Loan Processor Mohela Punished for Millions of Late Billing Notices

Updated Oct. 30, 2023 5:03 pm ET The Education Department will withhold a $7.2 million monthly payment for a major student loan processor because it failed to send out timely billing notices to millions of borrowers. The Monday move against Mohela, the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority, comes as the government and the contractors who handle … Read more

Saving More in a 401(k) Can Now Boost Your College Financial Aid

Faced with the gargantuan cost of higher education, Americans often have to choose between securing their children’s future or their own. A new rule change makes it slightly easier to do both. Pretax contributions made to retirement accounts will no longer count as income in the formula that measures a family’s ability to pay for … Read more

He Was Told He Had No Talent. This $7 Million Hawaii Home Is His Revenge.

His dreams of becoming an architect quashed by his high school teacher, Thomas Ryan finally got to showcase his knack for designing homes with a minimalist, geometric structure.

Law Firms Alter Diversity Programs Amid Legal Challenges

The changes by Perkins Coie and Morrison & Foerster come as employers look to sort out the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action. Source link

The Top U.S. Colleges for Student Experience

Dalton State College in Georgia ranks No. 1, according to the WSJ/College Pulse ranking. Source link

Schools Cut Honors Classes to Address Racial Equity. It Isn't a Quick Fix.

Districts in California and Illinois report mixed success in widening the pool for advanced classes after making changes to freshman-year offerings. Source link