Why ‘Poor’ Should Never Be a R...

Sep 2, 2019 by

By Rebecca Sadwick Shaddix – “Grandma, are we poor?” 4-year-old Angelica (not her real name) asked, with a twinge of anxiety....

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How Edtech Can Help Build a Bl...

Aug 22, 2019 by

By Anirban Bhattacharyya and Sujata Bhatt (Columnist) – There are over 132,000 school communities in the United States. Many...

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Colleges Should Build Online P...

Jul 11, 2019 by

By Robert Ubell – As college leaders scroll through their perilous spreadsheets this summer, anxiously looking for the most...

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What Do East Coast Coding Boot...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Sydney Johnson – After a long build up, Amazon announced this week that the company will open its new headquarters in the New...

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Why Purdue Professors Continue...

Jul 6, 2018 by

If Purdue University’s purchase of the for-profit Kaplan University can be thought of as a wedding, there were plenty of people in...

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How Can a Student Be ‘Proficie...

May 31, 2018 by

By Jenny Abamu – When No Child Left Behind passed back in 2002, Congress enthusiastically proclaimed that 100 percent of...

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The Data Tells All: Teacher Sa...

Apr 9, 2018 by

Economists following the teacher protests in Oklahoma, West Virginia, Kentucky and Arizona say they saw this coming. As the costs of...

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How ‘Reality-Based Education’ ...

Mar 7, 2018 by

The call for higher education innovation at SXSW EDU took the spotlight on the second day as entrepreneurs, school leaders and even...

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California Could Soon Have Its...

Jan 16, 2018 by

California is one step closer to having a fully online public community college. In a state budget proposal issued on Wednesday, Gov....

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Why Every School’s Edtech Depa...

Dec 12, 2017 by

By Nate Green – In the last decade, schools have put significant resources into academic technology in an effort to improve...

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From Robotics to Full-Ride Sch...

Nov 25, 2017 by

Earlier this year, participants of the FIRST world robotics competition garnered national headlines after a team of young girls from...

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Is Homework Compatible With Pe...

Oct 4, 2017 by

By Autumn Hillis – Differentiating content and instruction for each individual learner was once considered the pedagogical holy...

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President Trump Earmarks $200 ...

Sep 26, 2017 by

By Tina Nazerian – “Does that sound like big bucks? What do you guys think?” That’s what President Donald Trump asked a young...

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What Happens When Standardized...

Sep 1, 2017 by

By Annie Preziosi – It is painful when all of the effort that teachers and students put into teaching and learning becomes...

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Coding Boot Camps Won’t Save U...

Aug 3, 2017 by

By Jeffrey R. Young – Coding boot camps were supposed to be the next big thing in higher education, promising a compressed,...

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From a Rising Senior to Her Te...

Jul 9, 2017 by

By Audrey Mullen – Since the dawn of time (or at least since college admissions became the beast it is today), high school...

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New CEO at Coursera Comes From...

Jun 15, 2017 by

By Jeffrey R. Young – Two Stanford University professors with little background in business started Coursera about five years...

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Why Can’t We Be Friends? NewSc...

May 18, 2017 by

Why can’t we be friends? That question wrapped up the closing session at the 2017 NewSchools Venture Fund Summit this week in...

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Can a District Disrupt the Edt...

Apr 17, 2017 by

By Colette Coleman – Fail fast. Think big. These are the words that edtech startups live by, but schools and districts...

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Monetization Over Massiveness:...

Dec 30, 2016 by

By Dhawal Shah – The modern massive open online course movement, which began when the first “MOOCs” were offered by Stanford...

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