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Why Are More Business Graduates Entering the Tech Field?

Traditionally, business graduates tend to take jobs in the finance sector, become executives, or even start their own businesses. That’s been shifting a bit in…

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MasterClass is mastering scale as a media business

MasterClass’ $80M Series D announced last week marks a triumph in validating the potential venture-scale of content businesses in an era when many are founded…

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Interview with Priscilla Chan: Her super-donor origin story

Priscilla Chan is so much more than Mark Zuckerberg’s wife. A teacher, doctor, and now one of the world’s top philanthropists, she’s a dexterous empath…

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Will big brands disrupt higher education?

Daniel Pianko Contributor Daniel Pianko is co-founder and managing director of University Ventures, a fund focused on innovation from within higher education. More posts by…

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A university is outfitting living spaces with thousands of Echo Dots

Soon, Saint Louis University students won’t be able to avoid Amazon’s near ubiquitous smart speakers. The university announced this week a plan to outfit living…

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Facebook is going back to college

Ryan Craig Contributor More posts by this contributor Broadening education investments to full-stack solutions College for the 21st century Kids these days take a greater…

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LittleBits acquires kids educational community DIY Co

LittleBits is making its first acquisition. The New York-based educational hardware company has agreed to acquire DIY.co, an educational social network for kids. Co-founded in…

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Campuswire launches to redesign classroom communications

Tade Oyerinde is obsessed with communications inside educational institutions. A few years ago, while studying at Leeds University in England, he founded Gleepost, a Craigslist-like…

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Facebook launches a digital literacy library aimed at educators

Facebook this morning announced the launch of a new set of educational resources focused on helping young people think critically and behave thoughtfully online. The…

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NASA’s Open Source Rover lets you build your own planetary exploration platform

Got some spare time this weekend? Why not build yourself a working rover from plans provided by NASA? The spaceniks at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory…

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Duolingo hires its first chief marketing officer as active user numbers stagnate

Duolingo, the popular language learning service, today announced that it has now hit more than 300 million users worldwide. A year ago, Duolingo reported 200…

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Coding gets a real-life magic wand with Kano’s Harry Potter kit

Kano has been an undeniable success story. The company, which began life as a Kickstarter project, had shipped north of 200,000 of its Raspberry Pi…

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Online learning platform Unacademy gets $21M Series C from Sequoia India, SAIF and Nexus

Unacademy founders Roman Saini, Gaurav Munjal and Hemesh Singh Bangalore-based Unacademy will add more educators to its online learning platform, which claims to be India’s…

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America’s Largest Unions Increases President’s Salary After Financial and Membership Problems

America’s largest union will increase its president’s salary after announcing their budget will decrease by $50 million and expects to loss 300,000 members over the next two…

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University Prof Calls Zinke A Shill For ‘White People, Christianity And His Corporate Overlords’

A state university professor suggested Friday that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke favors Americans based on race, religion and the potential to increase fuel…

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Posted in California education Lawsuit Politics The Daily Caller Uncategorized US

Anti-Union California Teachers Want Union Fees Back After Janus Case

8:48 PM 07/06/2018Zachery Schmidt | Contributor share on facebook tweet this share Share Print Reddit Share Email WhatsApp Seven California teachers believe teacher unions violated…

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Apple launches its free Schoolwork app for teachers

Apple this morning launched Schoolwork, a free app for teachers that was first introduced at Apple’s education event in Chicago back in March. The cloud-based…

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Teachers can put Chromebooks on lockdown when giving Classroom quizzes

Technology’s heavy hitters are in Chicago this week, showing off their latest ed-tech offerings at International Society for Technology in Education conference. For Google, that means…

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