Apr 15, 2013
EdX, a Harvard-MIT project, will offer essay grading software to colleges free of charge. You might imagine that teachers and professors would embrace the labor saving. But, not all do.
Apr 10, 2013
School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.
Apr 8, 2013
Given the dismal outlook of State budgets across the country, public universities will have to find a way to compete for talent with fewer resources than their private counterparts.
Apr 5, 2013
EdX is launching a new free online service that grades papers and provides instant feedback on student essays.
Apr 4, 2013
Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.
Apr 2, 2013
Key figures in the Atlanta school cheating scandal admit to the practice, but did we learn anything about incentives?
Apr 1, 2013
April 1 is the deadline for most colleges and universities to let applicants know whether they've been accepted -- or not. Already, families have spent thousands on the process.
Mar 25, 2013
The private college 529 plan allows parents to prepay tuition at today's rates at some universities. The only hitch? Their kid has to get in.
Mar 13, 2013
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.