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  • 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...

  • Langone: Fixing the US education system

    Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman, says if the U.S. does not fix its education system the nation will not be able to solve its long-term economic needs and challenges.

  • NYT's Stewart on college ranks

    Jim Stewart, The New York Times, discusses U.S. college rankings, the costs of higher education and new data on what graduates are expecting to earn out of school.

  • Singaporean students who're feeling the pinch have good reason, according to new research that shows fees have jumped 38 percent since 2007.

  • Tech boot camps: The 'new' trade schools

    Many Americans are seeking out tech boot camps to teach them a new specific skill set. Sebastian Thrun, Udacity, discusses his self-driving car engineer program; Ricardo Parker, Chronos Global Academy, discusses his virtual reality courses.

  • Oxford tops world university rankings

    Phil Baty, editor of The Times Higher Education Rankings, discusses the results and trends within universities.

  • The newest fast-growing Australian export? Education

    The number of foreign students in Australian universities is on the rise, making education an important new export from the country.

  • Executive Edge: Downside of big data

    Actually, models are opinions embedded in mathematics, says Cathy O'Neil, data scientist, discussing her new book, "Weapons of math destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy.