Higher Education Reporter, Bloomberg News
bloomberg.com — Harvard University professors are concerned that HarvardX, the school's offering on the EdX online teaching platform founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is operating without the involvement of its faculty.
grantland.com — Neilson Barnard/Bongarts/Getty Images Somewhere in Panama City on April 19, Sunil Gulati won an election by a single vote. A representative from the tiny British territory Anguilla (FIFA rank: 206) broke a 17-17 deadlock, giving the United States Soccer Federation president a slim victory over Mexico's Justino Compean.
timeshighereducation.co.uk — Less than 10 years since their introduction, tuition fees will soon disappear from the country. Frances Mechan-Schmidt reports Tuition fees at German universities are entering their death throes. The last of the 16 Länder (or states) still levying them will soon phase out fees: Bavaria this summer and Lower Saxony in spring 2014.
bloomberg.com — When Gregory Glinsey was fatally shot while buying ice for his mother's 80th birthday party, the emotional toll on his family was incalculable. The immediate price to the public was $800 for his autopsy. His slaying and 505 others in Chicago last year scarred it with a rising homicide rate as most cities saw declines.
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