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  • Promoting summer learning

    Margaret McKenna, NSLA chairman of the board and former Walmart Foundation President, and Jim Quinn, NSLA board vice chair and former Tiffany & Co. president, discuss their organization that works to close the achievement gap in children's education by promoting learning over the summer.

  • BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The State of the Job Market" before the University of Baltimore 2016 mid-year commencement- 1830 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank decision on interest rates and publication of its monetary policy report- 0830 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Head of the Monetary Policy...

  • A cautionary tale on education investment flops: Author

    When you try to mix your philanthropy with your investing you tend to do both badly, says Jonathan Knee, "Class Clowns" author talking about his book and the billionaires that got burned investing in for-profit education ventures.

  • WA Premier: Coffee costs more in Perth but...

    Colin Barnett, premier of Western Australia, talks about the balance of the old and new economies, and the way of life the state has to offer.

  • level the learning field virtual platform data-driven

    Front Row Education CEO Sidharth Kakkar explains that his program starts off with a diagnostic assessment and adjusts to cater to the student's needs.

  • Young doctors

    Many advisors disregard young doctors because they have a negative net worth. Sadly, that's when they need professional guidance most.

  • Indian school children arrive for lessons in New Delhi, India.

    Despite start-up funding declining India this year, the education startup Byju's managed to raise a total of $147 million.

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • Cuba currently produces 96 percent of its energy with fossil fuels, around 60 percent of which are imported. That they will continue to pay homage to the old guy but it is time to move forward, "said energy policy and Cuba specialist Jonathan Benjamin-Alvara at the University of Nebraska. He has advised U.S. energy companies interested in Cuba under the opening...

  • Cuba currently produces 96 percent of its energy with fossil fuels, around 60 percent of which are imported. That they will continue to pay homage to the old guy but it is time to move forward, "said energy policy and Cuba specialist Jonathan Benjamin-Alvara at the University of Nebraska. He has advised U.S. energy companies interested in Cuba under the opening...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 23- Kroton Educacional SA is considering disposing of Estácio Participações SA's entire distance-learning business to secure Brazilian antitrust approval for the country's largest education industry takeover, according to two people familiar with the plan. Belo Horizonte- based Kroton and Rio de Janeiro- based Estácio declined to...

  • Will for-profit colleges make a comeback under Trump?

    Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed news editor, weighs in on the future of for-profit colleges under a Trump presidency.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The U.S. Congress could as soon as January start to dismantle President Barack Obama's transformation of student loan rules by blocking freshly minted regulations designed to help students who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges. The new measures, which lay out loan relief procedures for the students, were issued by the...

  • A beneficiary of consumption-led growth in China?

    The education sector as consumer-led consumption increases, says New Oriental Education & Technology Group's Stephen Yang.

  • A girl recites English letters for other students during class at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers, in Beijing.

    Shanghai has pipped Hong Kong in English-language proficiency for the second time, according to a new report.

  • This $35,000 robotic dog is a game changer

    Cornell University has developed an innovative way to teach veterinary students to care for animals in emergency situations.

  • Afghan children walk to school on the outskirts of Herat on October 10, 2016.

    The independent U.S. watchdog for Afghanistan aid is out with a new report pointing to significant problems in the education sector, NBC News reports.

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...