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Student Finance Gets a Facelift With CampusLogic's Acquisition of Cegment

Feb 17, 2017
Many students, no matter their economic situation, don't like fretting about financial aid. As CEO of the student financial aid startup CampusLogic, Gregg Scoresby has heard plenty of these concerns. To alleviate some of their worries...
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What Betsy DeVos means for edtech

Feb 17, 2017
Betsy DeVos was barely confirmed last week as the new Secretary of Education - or should I say bearly. In her welcome address to the Department of Education on Wednesday, Secretary DeVos made light of...
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Position your Staffing Company and Clients for Compliance

Feb 17, 2017
Like employers in many industries, staffing firms and their clients are unsure what to expect as President Trump and the GOP-led Congress contemplate how to act on their campaign pledges to reserve more U.S. jobs for American citizens.
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An Inside Look at What Austin Coding Bootcamps Offer

Feb 15, 2017
Coding isn't just for nerds anymore.
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The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector

Feb 15, 2017
The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector - Education
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George Mason U Signs with Outsourcer to Train Students in Coding

Feb 8, 2017
A Virginia university is working with an outsourcing company to train its students in coding and put them to work. George Mason University has agreed to promote Revature technology training to...
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Una nueva vision de la educacion en medicina

Feb 8, 2017
El doctor David Lenihan esta acostumbrado a tomar riesgos. Lo evidencia su formacion academica en neurociencias, quiropractica y derecho.
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The Progressive Case for Income Share Agreements

Feb 7, 2017
The specter of high college costs deters far too many low-income students and families away from higher education. Perhaps with good reason: over 20 percent of federal aid comes in the form of a parent co-signed loan. But few students from disadvantaged backgrounds have such a co-signer. And if they do...
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Strengthening the Workforce Bridge Between Community Colleges and Employers

Feb 7, 2017
When one thinks of community colleges, one often pictures students, both young and young-at-heart, looking to hone skills to prepare them for further schooling or career opportunities. Yet a sometimes overlooked part of that community are local companies and businesses that hope - and need - to find skilled workers.
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UVa officials discuss changing landscape of higher education

Feb 7, 2017
University of Virginia officials talked about affordability in higher education at a non-voting work session at Morven Farm on Thursday.
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Reimagining the Cost and Value of College

Feb 7, 2017
Daniel Pianko, managing director of University Ventures, joins Higher Ed Now to discuss how new education innovation is helping to improve quality and career outcomes and reduce time- and cost-to-degree.
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100+ HR Technologies and Recruiting Tools Worth Watching in Q1 2017.

Feb 3, 2017
There's never been a more exciting time for HR Tech, with approximately $3 billion in VC investments pouring into the sector over the past year alone. This has led to a staggering number of new startups, upstart HR Technologies and emerging point solutions proliferating in what's already an extremely crowded, extremely competitive and extremely...
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ACE and Credly Launching Digital Credentials for Workforce Training

Feb 1, 2017
A collaboration between the American Council on Education (ACE) and digital credential service provider Credly will allow working professionals to earn digital badges for workplace training. The two organizations are launching a digital credential...
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College Chatbot Service AdmitHub Raises $2.95M in Seed Funding to Guide...

Jan 30, 2017
A lot of questions came up when I applied for and went through college. Questions like: When is the FAFSA due? But what if you could send a text to...
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How chatbots are addressing summer melt for colleges

Jan 30, 2017
AdmitHub raises $2.95 million in seed funding to build conversational AI chatbots for college success.
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