The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment (Thu, 08 Oct 2015) CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the indictment of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract (all times
Hybrid online/on-campus master's degree promises to 'democratize' MIT (Thu, 08 Oct 2015)
Beginning in February, top students who take a semester of online Supply Chain Management (SCM) courses will be invited to apply for a second semester on-campus, earning a master’s degree. In what’s
being called “inverted admission,” the plan gives students a chance to test out what MIT has to offer before committing their time and money to a degree – and vice versa.
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Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption (Thu, 08 Oct 2015) CHICAGO (AP) — The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools will plead guilty in an indictment that alleges she was involved in a scheme to steer $20 million worth of no-bid contracts to
education companies in exchange for bribes and kickbacks, her attorney said Thursday.