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Americans Distrust Institutions to Protect Data but Follow Lousy Personal Security Practices

Nearly half of Americans (49 percent) said they feel their personal data is less secure than it has been in the past.

VitalSource, Verba to Join Forces to Deliver Affordable Course Materials

VitalSource, a division of Ingram Content Group that provides educational content for more than 1,250 higher education institutions worldwide, plans to acquire a San Francisco-based startup that provides tools to support campus bookstores and help students spend less on course materials.

Kaltura Launches Lecture Capture Solution

The Kaltura video platform has a new trick: lecture recording.

AP Exam Pass Rates Rise Even as Participation Doubles

The number of public high school students taking at least one AP exam has doubled over the last decade, from 645,000 in 2006 to 1.1 million in 2016. The pass rate (those high school students who have scored 3 or higher) has also gone up, from 14 percent in 2006 to almost 22 percent in 2016.



Texas A&M Launches Bike-Share Program

In an effort to expand affordable transportation options for students and faculty, Texas A&M University teamed up with Zagster to launch a bike-share program on campus.

Mid-Tier Colleges Do Better Job of Upward Mobility

An organization using data to understand how to improve the economic opportunities for low-income people has developed a set of "mobility report cards" to rank universities and colleges by how well their students "climb the income ladder."

Room and Board Drive Rising College Costs Too

According to research by the Urban Institute, charges for room and board at four-year colleges have outpaced inflation, doubling since 1980.

‘Rasputin’ Hacker Targets 60 Universities, Government Agencies

More than 60 universities and government agencies in the United States and the United Kingdom have been attacked by a well-known international hacker dubbed “Rasputin."

$25K Prizes to Best Innovation for Boosting College Attainment

An Indiana non-profit dedicated to elevating postsecondary education outcomes has put up $50,000 to elicit the best ideas for boosting the number of people who earn post-secondary credentials out of high school.

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