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1 School in 7 Loses 'Critical Data' Forever

Compared to other kinds of organizations — business, government and not-for-profit — educational institutions are the least prepared for disaster recovery.

American Millennials Not Terribly Bright When It Comes to Pretty Much Everything That Matters, Analysis Finds

According to new analysis by testing company ETS, the generation of adults born after 1980 demonstrate "weak skills" in literacy, numeracy and technology problem solving —  in spite of having more years of schooling than all other previous generations.

MakerBot Debuts Starter Labs for Ready-to-Go 3D Printing

MakerBot has launched Starter Labs, kits designed to help educational institutions get 3D printing systems set up quickly.

U Northwestern – St. Paul Upgrades Storage

University of Northwestern — St. Paul has implemented a new storage system using flash arrays to support its virtualized environment.



Adaptive Learning Tops Strategic Tech List for Education

Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning.

Jefferson College To Keep Students on Track with Open Source Advising Software

As part of its mission to promote student success, Jefferson College in Missouri is working with Unicon to implement Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case-management software that provides a "holistic coaching and counseling model for integrated planning and advising services."

Ping HD Debuts Digital Signage Management Platform

Ping HD has launched EngagePHD, digital signage software designed to support Samsung's system on chip Smart Signage Platform displays and LG webOS displays.

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.

Midlands Technical College Adopts STEM Profiles for Students

Midlands Technical College has teamed with a private partner to help connect students with businesses in an effort to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses

A university with 150 campuses around the world and online offerings has just opened up dual enrollment specifically for high schoolers.