Renu Khator, University of Houston System chancellor and University of Houston president, discusses how Hurricane Harvey has impacted the universities' students and when they plan to reopen.
CHICAGO, Aug 29- A bipartisan bill to fund public education in Illinois and start the flow of $6.7 billion in state aid to its 852 school districts cleared its last legislative hurdle with Senate approval on Tuesday. The measure also creates a tax credit pilot program to fund $75 million annually for private school scholarships, which teachers unions derided as...
Teams developing pods to work on the superfast transport system hyperloop are heading to California to test their devices at SpaceX.
Ido Leffler, Yoobi CEO & founder, talks about the company's partnership with an organization that provides school supplies to classrooms in need.
LONDON, Aug 23- After 20 years of losses, gene therapy specialist Oxford BioMedica is at last close to achieving its first profit thanks to the success of Novartis with a pioneering cancer treatment. For Oxford Bio, which listed in London in 1996 after being spun out of research at the University of Oxford, it has been a long haul marked by drug setbacks and funding...
David Levin, McGraw-Hill Education CEO, discusses how artificial intelligence is changing the way students learn as traditional media companies shift into technology.
Raising a baby doesn't come cheap and the costs of child-rearing may be more manageable in certain states.
Sal Khan, Khan Academy founder & CEO, talks about offering children a digital way to help them transition back to the classroom and regain some of the learning loss from summer vacation.
Aug 2- Other benefits like peace and a livable planet notwithstanding, the financial cost of socially responsible investing appears to be high. Funds managed to SRI mandates soared to $8.1 trillion in 2016 from just $1.4 trillion in 2012, according to the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. A new study from the University of Rome and the...
Yi Wang, CEO of Liulishuo, says the mobile educational app was modeled to mirror the capabilities of a human teacher with an "AI engine."
According to an agreement filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday in Manhattan federal court, Ariel Darvasi, identified in the agency's March 13 complaint as a genetics professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will pay about $854,000. The SEC has said Darvasi, of Mevaseret Zion, Israel, and another Israeli, Amir Waldman, made "...
The interest rates on both federal and private students loans increase, leaving cash-strapped students in a bind.
NEW YORK, July 18- Despite a record-high U.S. stock market and a positive economic outlook, U.S. parents spent less on college tuition during the 2016-17 school year, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual "How America Pays for College" report. Sallie Mae's study does not directly address why parental spending fell, but there are several indicators.
NEW YORK, July 17- Despite a record-high U.S. stock market and a positive economic outlook, U.S. parents spent less on college tuition during the 2016-17 school year, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual "How America Pays for College" report. Sallie Mae's study does not directly address why parental spending fell, but there are several indicators.
Tennessee now offers all citizens the chance to earn a free postsecondary degree or certificate.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on how a major investment in a state's education system ultimately pays for itself through jobs and growth.
USA Today reports that student loan changes are being discussed in Washington D.C.
Michael Dougherty, Pencils of Promise CEO, discusses his organization's data-driven approach to bring better education to developing countries.
Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.
Developing nations may drive many of the upcoming changes to global education