A relic of science education goes offline

Mar 5, 2015
The NEWTON Ask A Scientist website answered student questions for almost 25 years.
Posted In: Science, Internet, Education, STEM
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Quiz: Rise of the uber donor

Mar 5, 2015
Last year colleges and universities received a record 43 “mega gifts” over $50 million.

Why liberal arts colleges are struggling

Mar 4, 2015
Sweet Briar College says it will close at the end of the academic year.
Posted In: private colleges, school closings, department of education, college

Quiz: Student loans with staying power

Mar 4, 2015
Still paying college debt? You’re not alone.

Quiz: What's the core of the Common Core?

Mar 3, 2015
The controversial Common Core standards only cover math reading, but two-thirds of adults surveyed believe there are other topics.

Quiz: An econ lesson in open textbooks

Mar 2, 2015
College students spend more than $1,000, on average, for textbooks and supplies each year.

MOOCs 2.0, the corporate edition

Mar 2, 2015
Massive open online courses are gaining popularity in job training.
Posted In: MOOC, employee training, job training
Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a juvenile justice facility, makes use of smartboards, iPads and other education technology apps like EdModo and Google Earth in classrooms.

How to improve education for juvenile offenders

Feb 25, 2015
An interview with juvenile justice advocate David Domenici.
Posted In: juvenile justice, alternative education, education technology

Quiz: Climbing the college ladder

Feb 25, 2015
More than a quarter of students who started at a community college in 2008 earned a degree from a different school six years later.

Adjunct faculty demonstrate for better conditions

Feb 25, 2015
National Adjunct Walkout Day represents growing segment of the college workforce.
Posted In: Education, adjunct professor, college, faculty
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