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Bi-Partisan Commission Urges Californian Officials To Overhaul Public Higher Ed System

Bi-Partisan Commission Urges Californian Officials To Overhaul Public Higher Ed System
The Little Hoover Commission of California has called for leading educators and officials within the state to make significant improvements to the public higher education system in order to meet the ever-evolving needs of the evolving job market. As an independent and bi-partisan panel, the 13 m...

Gates Foundation Gives $100,000 to Fund Online Education Conference at UT Arlington

Gates Foundation Gives $100,000 to Fund Online Education Conference at UT Arlington
The popularity of online distance learning is soaring and holds the promise to revolutionize higher learning. More students than ever before are opting for online education due to its convenience, outreach, and flexibility. With the increased demand for online education, there have also been several calls for improvements and transformations to update the virtual campus, which despite much progress, is still largely based...

Leading Educators Call For More Innovation In Higher Education

Leading Educators Call For More Innovation In Higher Education
For years, our education system has focused largely on route memorization as the key towards advancement. Success in academics - all the way up to the college undergraduate level - has been largely determined by the ability to recite pre-determined answers on in-class examinations. According to a group of leading educators in higher education in attendance at a Communities Foundation of Texas event, the increasingly dy...