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North Carolina students use online classes to save money

Developed by former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley in 2007 and funded by the General Assembly, a program called Learn and Earn Online enables high school students across the state…

Class of 2009: Computer science majors still in demand

The nation's leading computer-science programs say graduating seniors are still sought after by technology vendors and corporate shops, despite the global economic slowdown and high-profile layoffs across the tech industry,…

‘Virtual reality’ learning to debut in Baltimore Co.

"Virtual instruction" is set to become a regular part of learning this fall in a Baltimore County school, reports The Baltimore Sun.…

Denmark, Sweden top US in new global IT report

Denmark and Sweden are better than the United States in their ability to exploit information and communications technology, according to a survey published Thursday, reports the Associated Press. …

Washington-based Blackboard releases iPhone app

Blackboard, the Washington-based maker of software designed to help students stay in touch with their coursework assignments and their professors, is releasing an iPhone App today, reports The Washington Post.…

Facebook group helps multicultural students

A newly-created Facebook.com group, "How are you surviving college?", helps K-State multicultural students adjust to a university environment and promotes cross-cultural communication, reports the K-State Collegian. …

Fort Collins students find a voice through Internet radio

While other kids his age were playing football or performing with the drama club, Jake Wood was busy starting his own radio station. The idea first came to him in…

Prosecutor sued for threatening charges in ‘sexting’ case

The American Civil Liberties Union sued a Pennsylvania prosecutor on March 25 over his threats to charge three teenage girls with child pornography for allowing themselves to be photographed partly…

Political leaders meet with execs to discuss nation’s tech agenda

About 100 technology executives, including dozens of high-level officers and CEOs, met with White House officials and congressional leaders March 25 to discuss ways the tech industry can help turn…

Twitter is put on new U.K. primary school curriculum

Children in the United Kingdom who are ages 5 to 11 will be taught how to use the social networking web site Twitter, as well as blogs, webcams, and podcasts,…