Once the largest US online university, for-profit has been arguing without luck that it’s a last best chance to enter fast-growing world of adult training Read more
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A federal civil rights complaint has been filed against Pacific University Oregon over several events that appear to segregate participants by race and exclude white people. Read more
In Colorado, falling enrollment and growing skepticism of higher ed’s worth prompted a proposal to measure the “economic value” of academic programs at public colleges. Some leaders are wary. Read more
Microsoft has announced a new version of its search engine Bing, which incorporates the latest in artificial intelligence. Read more
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the latest entity to dismiss standardized testing as a core requirement for student-athletic scholarships. Last month, both Division I (DI) and Division II (DII) councils voted in their respective meetings to eliminate it altogether. Read more
News about an Ohio-based neo-Nazi homeschooling network stirred shockwaves all over the country, but those who knew its co-founder aren't a bit surprised. Read more
Chinese tech companies are upping the ante in the fast-growing artificial intelligence-generated content sector, as ChatGPT, the latest chatbot launched by US-based AI research company OpenAI, has gained wide popularity since its debut in November and revolutionized the AI field due to its advanced conversational capabilities. Read more
The Board of Trustees announced the decision to create a new school and new degree pathways that remove ‘political constraints on what can be taught in university classes.’ Read more
A shortage of foresters has prompted the government to launch free courses as it rushes to meet targets for tree planting. Read more
There are many things we can teach through books and lectures but giving students highly realistic, “hands-on” experience through a virtual world isn’t one of them. But that future is coming very soon, and it will revolutionize K-12 and higher education. Read more