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University of Phoenix tries to grow some ivy

Jan 17, 2013
The for-profit, online university is offering a class taught by academia's A-list in a move to boost its ailing reputation
Posted In: Education, for-profit colleges

Mexico's Carlos Slim funds Khan Academy in Spanish

Jan 15, 2013
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, wants to fund the translation of online Khan Academy classes into Spanish. He believes this will widen educational opportunity in Mexico.
Posted In: Carlos Slim, Khan Academy, Mexico, spanish, Education

Does parental help lower grades for college students?

Jan 15, 2013
New research finds correlation between financial help from parents and academic performance.
Posted In: Education, higher education

Florida considers cheaper tuition for math, science majors

Jan 15, 2013
Dale Brill, head of the Governor Rick Scott's Education Task Force, discusses a new proposal to incentivize students towards careers with job shortages.
Posted In: Florida, Education, Tuition, higher education

Born on Inauguration Day: Star-Spangled baby

Jan 14, 2013
Ciara McDonald will always remember where she was during Barack Obama's inauguration -- at the hospital giving birth to her second son, Ronan.
Posted In: Education, Barack Obama

What's next for 'No Child Left Behind'?

Jan 4, 2013
No Child Left Behind, the Bush-era education law, has been due for a rewrite since 2007.
Posted In: George W. Bush, Education, education law

A merry Oyler Christmas

Dec 24, 2012
Poverty is the rule the rest of the year, but donations help make the holidays special.
Posted In: Oyler School, holidays, Education, cincinnati

Top 10 kids' education apps that don't suck

Dec 21, 2012
Common Sense Media reviews educational apps for kids and shared these 10 recommendations.
Posted In: apps, Education, kids

Educators question 'educational' kids' DVDs

Dec 21, 2012
Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Posted In: toys, baby DVD, brain development, Education, apps

NRA calls for armed guards in every school

Dec 21, 2012
The executive director of the National Rifle Association proposes having "good guys with guns" protect school children from "bad guys with guns."
Posted In: guns, Education, safety

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