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Distance learning has been around since 1892, you big MOOC

Online education is driving today's higher education revolution. Though the flurry of attention around MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) may lead one to believe that distance learning is a recent phenomenon, it actually dates back over 120 years.

Will President Obama seize moment on cimate change?

Climate change received scant attention in the election campaign. But with public concern about global warming growing in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, President Obama has an unprecedented opportunity to take bold action on climate and clean energy.

Why Teachers Quit: It’s the Principal, Stupid

A new study published in the Elementary School Journal finds that the main reason new teachers leave the profession is not the insane workload or the lack of resources but, alas, their principals.