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Q&A: How K-12 school districts are rapidly adopting technology Special

K-12 school districts are rapidly adopting technology to improve student experiences. However, at the same time, districts are increasingly experiencing cybersecurity incidents that put student and staff at a great risk, explains Charlie Sander.

Q&A: Huge increase in cyber attacks against colleges reported Special

Cyberattacks against colleges and universities are increasing dramatically, and school officials are often completely unprepared to deal with these attacks. A security expert at Jenzabar, provides some insight.

Colleges and universities might become obsolete due to AI

Artificial intelligence has transformed many industries such as manufacturing, corporations and retail. Now traditional universities are being challenged, as they need to prepare for a "technology-enabled" future.

For-profit colleges told to pay $1.1 billion for business conduct

San Francisco - A group of for-profit colleges that were well-known in the Bay Area were ordered Wednesday to pay more than $1.1 billion for false advertising and overly aggressive loan collection.

Op-Ed: Why Collegiate and American views on sexual assault are wrong

We have a very clear and present crisis in our country. Both the way we share information on sexual assaults and how we prosecute them are completely wrong.

Online education still popular despite decline in growth Commissioned

Despite the negative press several years ago, online education is fast becoming the go-to option for students of all ages. But what makes it so attractive, and what challenges does it face to becoming a mass-adopted tool?

Op-Ed: Why online schools could be the future of education

You hear the controversy in the news on an almost daily basis. The cost of a four-year university degree continues to rise at rates unimaginable by the middle class, often sending it out of range for many.

FL Gov. Scott challenges Florida colleges to offer $10K degrees

GOP Governor Rick Scott has issued a challenge to colleges across Florida to offer 4-year degrees that cost no more than $10K.

Washington area schools and government offices closed on Tuesday

Washington - As Hurricane Sandy hovers over the Washington, D.C. Metro area, many additional closings for government offices and schools have been announced.

California bans employers and colleges from social media snooping

This week California became the most recent state to ban the social media snooping conducted by many employers and universities.

Student Academy Awards are truly global; 29 countries represented

Beverly Hills - A great opportunity for student filmmakers comes from an organization that knows movies - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (AMPAS).

Princeton Review of best US colleges is out and Arkansas is in Special

The University of Arkansas is included in the "best colleges" guide published by The Princeton Review, which ranks it among the top universities in the Southeast and one of the top 50 “Best Value Public Institutions”.

What Students Say Online Can Come Back to Haunt Them

High school students with an eye on going to college have been warned that what the say online can come back to haunt them by having their college applications and/or scholarship requests turned down.

Are Nigerian Colleges Home to Fraternities, Gangs, or Cults?

Nigeria has been held hostage by aggressive student gangs since the 1980's and the problem seemed not to be going away. New intelligence measures have made campuses a bit safer.

Flat World Knowledge Will Be offering Free Text books For College This Fall

Students in college on average shell out about $900 just for their books each year. This year for those taking courses in business and economics may have a huge break. Flat World Knowledge is giving away texts.

Ontario colleges celebrate 40th

Interesting to know, it's the 40th anniversary of the community college in Ontario.

York University Cuts Ribbon on New High-Tech Learning Facility

TORONTO (djc) — York University has officially opened the newest and most technologically advanced teaching facility in Ontario, Canada, the $88-million 345,000-square foot Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Building. The TEL Building, a joint proje..

Animation Nation: Homegrown Animators Are Stars In Hollywood

If you've been to a movie lately, you likely have seen the brilliant work of the "Sheridan Mafia". That's the nickname given by Hollywood to several graduates of the animation program at Sheridan College, a school located in the sleepy suburban town of...

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