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California to force NCAA to pay athletes

The NCAA is notionally an "amateur" league, but the only thing amateur about it is that the athletes (who risk their health and even their lives) are unpaid, while the universities effectively own and operate wildly profitable pro sports teams.

California state senator Nancy Skinner [D] has cosponsored the The Fair Pay to Play Act, which ...

The new marketplaces connecting school and work

Evidence continues to roll in that American workers are out of position for the high-value jobs of today and tomorrow. What are America’s colleges and universities doing to solve the problem? ...

List of free and amazing online courses from top universities

Open Culture and Class Central compiled a list of thousands of enticing free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and lectures from top-shelf educators at great universities like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard. Here are just a few:

• Astrobiology and Space Exploration -- Lynn Rothschild, Stanford

• Science, Magic and Religion - Free iTunes Video - Free ...

Teaching ethics in computer science the right way with Georgia Tech’s Charles Isbell

The new fall semester is upon us, and at elite private colleges and universities, it’s hard to find a trendier major than Computer Science. It’s also becoming more common for such institutions to prioritize integrating ethics into their CS studies, so students don’t just learn about how to build software, but whether or not they ...

Udacity names former LendingTree executive to CEO post

Online education startup Udacity has hired former LendingTree executive Gabriel Dalporto as its new CEO, an appointment that follows months of layoffs and a restructuring directed by the company’s co-founder and executive chairman Sebastian Thrun. Dalporto comes to Udacity after seven years at LendingTree, where he served in numerous positions, including chief marketing officer and ...

Sphero has acquired LittleBits

Sphero and Little Bits have long been kindred spirits in the world of entertaining STEM toys, and soon they’ll be one and the same. Sphero this morning announced plans to buy the New York-based electronic building block company. Founded in 2010 and 2011 respectively, Sphero (nee Orbotix) and Little Bits took separate approaches, but ultimately ...

Crimson Education, a platform to help students get into top universities, nabs $5M at a $245M valuation

Earlier this year, the world turned very sour on a group of rich and famous parents who were exposed for having paid big money to get their not-so-academic offspring into competitive universities, using tactics like cheating on tests and more to get those offers. But even if you put illegal manoeuvres to one side, money ...

4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events

08.20.2019 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

In our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies.  As your child heads ba... ...

Get Revit Training in Noida and Learn How the Advanced Architecture Works?

Autodesk Revit is a widely popular modeling software used for the designing and documentation of buildings and other architectural things. This software is mostly used by architects, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, contractors, etc. This tool has its wide applications in the field of construction too. This tool is a must-learn for architects and civil ...

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