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Articles tagged "education"
It's a tempting thought that a new innovation could create jobs in the industry technology's been blamed for killing.
In the last seven years, the department has spent more than $80,000 on pistols and $17,000 on Remington shotguns for its special agents.
How Big Data could turn kids' fleeting obsessions and frivolous impulses into the digital equivalent of a permanent scarlet letter.
What would Macaulay Culkin's character in "The Pagemaster" say about this?
The average student now leaves school with $27,000 in loan debt, which can quickly balloon into the hundreds of thousands upon default once the interest and fees start piling up.
Until now, there wasn't much reason to question a professor's right to own the courses he or she creates.
More and more schools are purchasing education drones to aid sick children.
And by “school,” I mean “The Real World" set in a "Jurassic Park" bunker for music nerds with a fridge full of Red Bull in every room.
Even as we all love to debate the scholarly merits of Wikipedia, there's no denying that it's an immensely powerful research and learning tool.
The goal is supposed to be making sure kids are learning, and it's important we don't lose sight of that.
Our college education system is busted. State universities are horribly underfunded. Education's expensive. Robots want your future job. But it’s cool, because Silicon Valley is on the case.
College undergrads at universities across Texas are using "Seeking Arrangement" to find Sugar Daddies to pay their way.
A new study from researchers in the UK suggests that the design of space around you has significant impact on how you learn. Which was totally why you ended up with that D+ in pre calculus, right?
Why is your boyfriend still jobless and sleeping on your couch? A new study suggests the answer may go back to early childhood.
China’s new leader is Xi Jinping, who holds a degree in organic chemistry from Tsinghua University. He follows in a tradition of sorts — his two predecessors both hold science degrees.
You might have seen the re-emergence of NYC Department of Education’s rubber rooms recently. The reassignment program — in which teachers are sent to indeterminate light-work/no-work purgatory in some empty room — long thought revoked by Bloomb…
The hall monitor model was bound to fail. Think about it. You give a student an orange sashes, a rule book and a badge and expect them to keep the peace. But what about said student's friends? They'll get away with murder with their insider connectio…
Today in the department of bad ideas, we have a pair of San Antonio high schools that's decided to tag its students with RFID chips so that they can track their every move on campus. Starting this fall, the Northside Independent School District will
There's little doubt that the much-acclaimed, Bill Gates-backed Khan Academy is chasing a Good Thing: providing online video courses and educational materials to all. It doesn't get much nobler than that—of course the world wins if everyone with an…
In a mystifying budget decision, University of Florida has decided to get rid of its computer science department. The graduate and research programs have been eliminated completely and portions of the undergraduate program will be absorbed by other d…
The rising cost and declining value of higher education in the United States has undoubtedly been one of the key grievances of upstart social justice movements like Occupy Wall Street. And the anger is beginning to boil over -- just look at the stude…