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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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Certification Watch (Vol. 21, No. 16)

Apr 19, 2018
ISACA Discloses Data from State of Cybersecurity Study
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This Year's ASU+GSV Summit Is Hard to Describe. Here's Our Best Attempt.

Apr 18, 2018
Morning yoga, evening karaoke. No, it's not a spa vacation. Between those bookends, the ASU+GSV Summit, now in its 8th year, is fueled by nonstop mingling and convening.
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New York Startup Credly Acquires Pearson's Badging Business

Apr 13, 2018
It used to be that startups sought to get acquired by big publishers like Pearson. But how the tables have turned. This week, Credly, a New York-based digital credentialing...
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Education Nonprofit Launches New Research Institute to Help Adult Learners...

Apr 12, 2018
Strada Education Network launches new Institute for the Future of Work to strengthen education to employment pathways
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NBA Analyst Rosalyn Gold-Onwude Launches Sports Scholarship Program For...

Apr 11, 2018
In addition to landing an international broadcasting gig with Turner Sports and covering NCAA Championship games throughout March Madness, Rosalyn Gold-Onwude is also making sure to give back to those in need.
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SoftBank, Salesforce and Orange signal corporate venture capital's tilt...

Apr 11, 2018
Corporate venture capital investing hit all-time high last year. This year, it's tilting toward impact.
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How A.I. Is Infiltrating Every Corner of the Campus

Apr 10, 2018
In enrollment, advising, and campus facilities, the revolution is spreading fast
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One Year of 'College' With No Degree, But No Debt And a Job at the End

Apr 9, 2018
New schools tout themselves as alternatives to college in the digital age, but they lack the traditional benefits of a postsecondary education
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Credentialing America: How Impact Investing Can Help

Apr 8, 2018
The postsecondary attainment rate for adults in the U.S. is about 40%. African American attainment rates are 27%. Native American and Latino Americans complete postsecondary programs at even lower rates.
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LaunchCode, Revature step into the tech talent gap with software training

Apr 7, 2018
Tampa Bay's tech talent shortfall was cited as the biggest challenge in a November report on regional competitiveness.
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