The AT&T Aspire Accelerator Class of 2020 Is Developing EdTech Amidst a Pandemic

On May 20, the sixth annual edtech-focused AT&T Aspire Accelerator kicked off with a class of eight edtech startups. These companies and organizations will work […]

The Emotional Power of VR in Education Has Arrived

For years, education stakeholders have seen huge potential in the use of VR in education. And for years, it has remained just that: potential, promise, […]

Cybersecurity Attacks on Educational Institutions Amid COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Across the country, the coronavirus pandemic thrust schools, students and teachers into remote learning situations which they were not fully prepared for. Major upheavals that […]

Stakeholders Push to Divest from Police Departments and Fund Schools Following the Murders of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Others

Activists, stakeholders, and public education spokespeople from across the U.S. have called for communities to reevaluate the way they spend taxpayer dollars over the past […]

Online Learning Meets Widespread Backlash

Students from at least one hundred colleges and universities have sued their institutions to reclaim their tuition and fees. Others are considering whether they’ll return […]

How Parents Are Dealing with Remote Learning at Home, According to 3 Surveys

A recent New York Times headline stated: ‘It was just too much’: How Remote Learning Is Breaking Parents. While stories like these are undoubtedly a […]

Virtual Summer Camps Launch to Keep Kids Learning—and Drive Community Engagement

This summer, kids can learn about personal finance from experts at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. High school students can learn about advanced […]

Americans Are Flocking to Online Education

American higher education appears to be turning upside-down. Those who hold a degree or certificate are more likely to enroll in an academic or professional […]

Enrollment at Some For-Profit Colleges Is Way Up. Many Expect that Trend to Continue.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect education systems around the world, many have speculated about the medium- and long-term effects it will bring about. […]

McGraw-Hill and Cengage Call Off Merger

McGraw-Hill and Cengage mutually called off their plans to merge on May 4 citing “a prolonged regulatory review process and the inability to agree to […]

IBM and will.i.am Promote STEAM Training at Think Digital

On May 5, industry stakeholders virtually gathered to attend IBM’s annual event Think Digital. During an afternoon session, Executive Chair Ginni Rometty hosted a session […]

Online J.D. Programs Had to Emphasize Quality to Gain Accreditation. Now Educators Fear Negative Attitudes to Online Learning Will Mount After the Pandemic Subsides.

While online learning has taken hold in many disciplines, J.D. degree programs have been slow to follow. The American Bar Association (ABA), the sole accreditor […]

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