A committee of senior Harvard academics has urged the university’s staff to publish in open access journals amid concern that the cost of journal subscriptions is becoming “untenable”.
New York lawyer Robert Applebaum created a national student debt forgiveness proposal in 2009.
All across the United States, nay all around the world, the message about higher education is uniform: More people should go to university. President Obama has repeatedly stated on record that "by 2020 America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world." The Lumina Foundation is working to increase the proportion of Americans with degrees to 60% by 2025 .
Author: Rosemary Sutton and Kelvin Seifert
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Multiple University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill doctoral programs spanning the sciences, arts and humanities, medicine, social sciences and public health are highly rated in a new assessment conducted by the National Research Council.
Pulitzer Prize winner David Rohde's recent article on our efforts at UNC to turn our university into an engine of innovation argues that America's research universities can make a profound difference in the battle to rebuild the country's economy and its middle class.
At last week’s SXSW interactive conference, blogger Betsy Corcoran of EdSurge convened a panel discussion among venture capitalists on the future of education technology: “ Classroom 2020: VCs and the Education Revolution ”. Participants included Mitch Kapor of Kapor Capital, Phillip Bronner of Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Rob Hutter of LearnCapital .
Change happens big in technology and it happens fast.
By accelerating the pace of innovation in learning sciences and technologies, the United States has the opportunity to close the achievement gap, improve national competitiveness, and drive economic growth. Accelerating the pace of innovation requires a fresh approach to research and development and the infrastructure that supports it. Education Innovation Clusters
Assistantships benefit both students and their institutions.
Community colleges must adapt to the needs of their students, from working adults to young undergrads, who may be arriving on campus anxious to move ahead but not yet ready for college math. Carnegie Learning Developmental Math Software Solution provides interactive instruction that can be incorporated in Beginning Algebra, Elementary Algebra, and/or Intermediate Algebra courses.
By Nick DeSantis