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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • Online Education: Budgets, Leadership Changes Drive Restructuring

    Forty-four percent of colleges and universities in the United States have restructured their online education programs in the last two years. And, according to new research, 59 percent will restructure them in the coming two years.

  • Java's Future 'Assured' on Mac OS X as Apple Backs OpenJDK

    Apple is actively working to bring an open source Java SE 7 (Java Platform, Standard Edition) implementation to Mac OS X. The company said Friday it's working with Oracle to launch an OpenJDK project for Mac OS X and promised to contribute "key components, tools and technology" for such an implementation.

  • Washington Schools, Colleges Receive State Energy Grants

    With the help of a state jobs bill and a large renewable energy company, 21 school districts and eight community and technical colleges in Washington State are funding energy conservation projects that will help create local jobs and reduce utility costs.