California's community college system wants to boost the number of low-income students taking advantage of the state's free tuition option.
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Taiwan hopes that attracting students from further afield, particularly mainland China, will help to address its higher education crisis.
A Stanford University professor has been named the winner of a new $4 million (£3 million) education prize in recognition of her research on the malleability of intelligence.
Purdue University says the U.S. Department of Education has signed off on the college's plan to buy Kaplan University, a for-profit, online school. ...
Chinese scholars may have more difficulty coming to the University of California, San Diego, after the university invited the Tibetan religious leader to deliver a commencement speech.
New Zealand and Canada have been singled out as the countries that best prepare students for the future, in a major study that assesses the “effectiveness” of education systems.
Medieval studies professors’ arguments on white supremacy lead to accusations of doxxing, racial insensitivity, as well as the use of expletives -- all on public forums, with concerns that one side has more power than the other.
A new scheme modelled after the renowned German and Swiss system of apprenticeship has seen keen interest from Singapore university students, with close to 200 applying for 65 places on offer this year.
Publishing giant Elsevier is taking on Wikipedia with the launch of a new service that provides encyclopedia-style entries on key scientific topics.