Need to get a grip on AI? There are classes for that.

Mar 14, 2024
"In 2023, someone enrolled on Coursera in [generative] AI content every minute," the company's chief content officer says.
Jules White, an AI instructor with Coursera, says most of his courses are designed to get users excited about how to amplify their own creativity with AI, not just how to automate tedious tasks.
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After years of just making it through, schools have chance to tackle learning loss

Sep 8, 2022
Schools must spend at least 20% of American Rescue plan funds on academic catch up. Some say it should be way more than that.
Federal recovery money can help school trying to catch students up, but there are other factors to consider.
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Does tech designed to personalize learning actually benefit students?

Mar 12, 2018
Learning platforms that create individualized curriculums for student are a growing industry.
Fifth graders working in a math class at AltSchool Yerba Buena. 
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Now you can take celebrity online courses

Apr 26, 2016
Kevin Spacey will teach you how to act.
Kevin Spacey in "House of Cards."
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Practice makes perfect for summer learning

Jul 22, 2015
One company is trying to eliminate summer learning loss for low-income kids.

Michelle Obama promotes girls' education in Asia

Mar 20, 2015
Around the world, an estimated 62 million girls ages of 6 to 15 are not in school.

For public good, not for profit.

Middle class, but "asset poor"

Sep 17, 2014
Nearly half of households in major U.S. cities are “liquid asset poor."