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University of Iowa employees dispute school’s claims in liberal bias lawsuit

Multiple employees of the University of Iowa during a federal trial today countered their employer’s claims that a job candidate suing for alleged liberal biases had stated in a presentation to law school faculty that she would refuse to teach analysis.

Blended learning models win Gates funding

A new wave of school models have been awarded a total of $5.4 million in grants from Next Generation Learning Challenges, a competition funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote college readiness and completion, and education technology.

Can British Airways, Lufthansa push biofuels into the mainstream?

A few companies across the aviation sector have signed on to the idea of using sustainable fuel -- Boeing is among them. But to be able to use it effectively, an industry-wide commitment is needed.

San Jose State U. says replacing live lectures with videos increased test scores

In an effort to raise student performance in a difficult course, San Jose State University has turned to a “flipped classroom” format, requiring students to watch lecture videos produced by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and using class time for discussion.

Pearson buys EmbanetCompass to expand its online learning business

Pearson, which two years began tiptoeing into the market of helping colleges and universities take their academic programs online, jumped in with both feet Tuesday by purchasing EmbanetCompass, the biggest player in that space.

Old Saybrook woman sues Yale over ‘retaliation’ for gender equity work

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