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Defining and pursuing success in competency-based education

Supporting student success inside and outside the classroom, and more clearly defining what success means, requires setting important guideposts that help direct growth in CBE programming.

Grading our progress as we approach the 2020 climate turning point

317 days: That’s how long we have until 2020 — the year by which scientists say we need to hit peak emissions in order to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.

Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated data privacy laws

UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them.

Argosy students waiting for more than $9M in financial aid

Students at Argosy University have worked for years toward degrees, but now their school can’t pay its bills. It’s under court-ordered receivership, leaving students without access to thousands of dollars in financial aid.

What else will batteries unlock?

Low-cost, high-energy batteries are beginning to do some really cool things such as replace gas peaker plants, power mainstream vehicles and kick-start electric aviation. Here’s another application to add to the list: slash electric vehicle (EV) demand charges.