The United States Department of Education is pushing a new pilot off the ground to test the effectiveness of allowing colleges and universities to receive Pell grants for educating students incarcerated in state or federal prisons — some of it possibly delivered online.
Penn State researchers are investigating ways to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation, thanks to funding from the institution's Research Initiation Grant Program.
Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.
NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.
The University of Maryland has received a new vote of confidence for its approach to data security training from the company that helped the institution begin the program in the first place.
Two universities and a behavioral research and development firm will be working together on a five-year project to reduce high school violence.
The company will award up to 15 schools with a new active learning classroom valued at $62,000.
More than 125 students at Cornell University in New York participated in a multi-disciplinary event that partnered non-profit organizations with diverse teams of students to develop solutions to problems.
The partnership between the technology provider and online engagement platform will help the former’s customer institutions create stronger ties with their alumni.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.