Carter said funding for the Obama administration's newest manufacturing institute would go to the FlexTech Alliance, a consortium of 162 companies, universities and other groups, from Boeing, Apple and Harvard, to Advantest Akron Polymer Systems and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. He was speaking at NASA's Ames Research Center in the heart of Silicon...» Read More
Controversy around Common Core hasn't stopped companies like Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Apple from cashing in on huge education contracts.
WalletHub assessed how efficiently America’s largest cities spend taxpayer dollars. Here are the five best and worst.
CHICAGO, March 9- Apple Inc on Monday released ResearchKit, an open-source software tool designed to give scientists a new way to gather information on patients by using their iPhones. They include Stanford University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College. "With hundreds of millions of iPhones in use around the world, we saw an opportunity for...
LOS ANGELES, March 9- President Obama' s aborted attempt to tax 529 plans may end up being a boon to the state-run college savings plans. Assets in 529 plans have grown steadily since the IRS formulated rules for them in 1996, and got a big boost five years later when Congress made distributions from the plans tax-free if used for qualified higher education...
UMass reversed a controversial policy change and continue to accept Iranian nationals into science and engineering programs, NBC News reports.
Immigration patterns have made affirmative action harder to promote at a time when support is flagging. One academic explains why.
The CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index represents private service industry companies raising the most capital through equity crowdfunding.
A new test measures whether kids know the ins and outs of a computer. Thousands of Canadian kids took the test and they excelled.
Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.
Ivy League degrees may be prestigious, but a new analysis suggests they may not get you the best starting salary. The Washington Post reports.
The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology.
Former trader Sam Polk talks about how he successfully broke up with Wall Street and launched a start up — and that epic job interview with Michael Milken.
Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.
Some disabled workers are becoming increasingly valuable to employers looking for mathematical, scientific and mechanical skills.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
Starbucks unveiled an employee scholarship partnership with Arizona State, but the company won't be contributing as much as it implied.
Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.
Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, discusses the IPO of his cloud based education company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.