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Crowdsourcing for Massive Engagement

London School of Economics and Political Science embarked on a crowdsourced, gamified approach to education and citizenship, harnessing the massive open online space to engage a community of learners in writing a model UK constitution.

LearnLaunch Breakthrough Program Opens for Applications

The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.

UC San Diego Receives Quantum Communications Research Grant

A team of researchers led by the University of California, San Diego have won a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a quantum communication system for secure transmissions over fiber optic cables.

Stanford Picks New Grant Proposal Submission Software

Stanford University has selected new software to electronically submit federal grant proposals.

A new brief from a public policy think tank suggests getting rid of the link between federal student aid and college accreditation and even allowing the market to choose which schools are worthy of staying open.

Report: Online Courses and Free Market Can Crack Higher Ed 'Problems'

A new brief from a public policy think tank suggests getting rid of the link between federal student aid and college accreditation and even allowing the market to choose which schools are worthy of staying open.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Creates Science Gateways Community Institute

A collaborative team led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego has received a five-year, $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish the Science Gateways Community Institute, a multi-institutional consortium that aims to increase the capabilities, number and sustainability of science gateways.

Building a New Model for Data-Driven Decision-Making

By creating a centralized Office of Analytics and developing a flexible analytics platform, the University of Maryland University College has leveraged data to reduce recruiting expenses, increase course completion and student persistence rates, and inform university policy.

Applications Open for Online Engineering and Design Course Grants

A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.

Bill Would Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

Bill Aims to Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would simplify the FAFSA process.

Digital Financial Aid Platform Adds Scholarship Matchmaking Component

CampusLogic has licensed Scholarship University to be part of its own digital student engagement platform for financial aid.

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