A program administered by MIT’s School of Engineering and the Lemelson Foundation has selected 42 teams of middle and high school inventors to receive Junior Varsity InvenTeam grants.
2U said the one-year awards, totaling almost $200,000, are meant to support the work of full-time faculty members and other academic leaders at the firm's partner universities.
On the heels of Betsy DeVos' confirmation as the new head of the United States Department of Education, several Republican representatives have introduced a bill to eliminate the department altogether.
Representative Melanie Stambaugh, who residents on Washington State Legislature's House Higher Education Committee, has proposed a bill that would award $100,000 grants to six colleges and universities to expand their use of open educational resources (OER).
FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were approved to do so.
The new Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations.
Projects funded through the newly launched Science Everywhere Innovation Challenge will be used as part of a research study at the University of Virginia.
The United States Department of Education has released its final rules to improve oversight and clarify the state authorization requirements for institutions to participate in federal student aid disbursement programs — which will impact more than 5.5 million students.
Three California community colleges that participated in a national project to help students get and stay on a path for their college studies will be leading other community colleges in the state to implement a similar model.
MIT's Solve initiative, a community focused on creative problem-solving, is tackling major global issues with three new challenges. This year's Solve challenges seek innovative, affordable, far-reaching and implementable solutions to address refugee education, carbon contributions and chronic diseases.