19 février 2017

Colleges question accuracy of federal College Scorecard

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The government's College Scorecard holds promise as an unbiased, accurate data index of the country's thousands of colleges and universities. More...

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Vernier works with Google

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As part of their shared vision for encouraging scientific discovery and inspiring students to understand the world around them, Vernier Software & Technology is working with Google to expand the availability of software that can graph scientific and engineering data on mobile devices. Science and STEM students can now use Vernier sensors to collect and graph data in real time within Google’s Science Journal app on Google Play for Android™ devices. More...

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College readiness still unknown

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Each year, when they get to campus, more than half a million American college students have to take so-called remedial or developmental education classes to teach them basic math and English skills they should have learned in high school. More...

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N.Y. Senate bill compels data collection on foreign-born students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A state Senate bill would require New York colleges to compile reports on foreign-born students. More...

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Edthena app leverages Chromebooks

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Video-based coaching and professional learning using a Chromebook is now a reality with Edthena’s new Chromebook app launching this week. Teachers can now complete an entire video coaching cycle – from recording to upload to feedback – on a Chromebook device. More...

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Charitable giving will grow more 2017, '18

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Charitable giving in the U.S. is predicted to grow by 3.6 percent in 2017 and by an additional 3.8 percent in 2018, according to The Philanthropy Outlook 2017 & 2018, a new report researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. More...

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County employees advance training

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. By earning this certification, I was able to learn even more about my responsibilities and accountability to the public. More...

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University of Michigan refuses to disclose immigration info

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel released a statement Saturday morning affirming the University’s commitment to international students and faculty. More...

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Higher ed leaders stress degrees as important for Arizona economy

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Arizona State University President Michael Crow and Maricopa County Community College District Chancellor Maria Harper-Marinick on Tuesday stressed the importance of a college degree in obtaining a well-paying job – the types of jobs that it takes to stimulate the economy. More...

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Pa. state colleges will look at merger, closure of campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It's the first time in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's 35-year history that such options will be looked at, according to a system official. More...

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