Why Companies Like Starbucks, Taco Bell, Disney And Cigna Are Paying For College: A Better Bottom Line

Major companies that pay for employees to attend college are discovering multiple benefits from the investment, and many are now expanding tuition assistance plans to increase those gains.

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Oct 21, 2019

Micro-School Network Expands Learning Options

The entrepreneurial educators at Prenda, an Arizona-based network of micro-schools, think they have uncovered the right mix of powerful technology and warm, nurturing learning spaces that could help to transform education.
Oct 19, 2019

Computer Vision Can Transform Education

The education sector is slowly but surely turning to technology to improve the quality of education imparted to students. The use of computer vision in education helps educators analyze and understand the behavioral patterns of students to maximize their learning potential.
Oct 18, 2019

The Winding Road From Coal To Code

Social entrepreneurs intent on closing the skills gap should focus more resources on business model, value proposition to candidates, and selection technology than on curriculum. It may seem like an unnecessarily long and winding road. But it’s the surest path from coal to code.
Oct 17, 2019

Being Accountable

Test-based accountability continues to be the cornerstone of education reform. But this seems to be more a matter of faith than reason. If we want to have a sensible debate about accountability, people need to educate themselves about the tools of accountability — metrics and assessments.