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Video game teaches students fiscal skills

A new video game designed to help students learn to manage their money tries to make the dullness of balancing a checkbook look more like the thrill of driving for…

Free online university gets high first marks

University of the People, one of the newest members of the free online education arena, is adding academic heft with credentialed faculty and advisors, and nine out of 10 students…

Study: Schools face post-stimulus shortfalls

Using federal stimulus money to avoid layoffs at schools is going to create a shortfall even more difficult for states and schools to contend with when that money runs out,…

Opinion: How competition fails our students

In 1988, after 20 years of learning and playing tennis, and 14 years of teaching it to thousands of students, I had a simple realization: The introduction of competition before…

Opinion: How competition fails our students

In 1988, after 20 years of learning and playing tennis, and 14 years of teaching it to thousands of students, I had a simple realization: The introduction of competition before…

‘Augmented reality’ quickly becoming real

You're walking down the street, looking for a good place to eat off-campus. You hold up your cell phone and use it like the viewfinder on a camera, so the…

For-profit colleges face mounting scrutiny

Officials at for-profit colleges and universities are facing a chorus of public criticism after accusations of shady student recruiter practices and a U.S. Department of Education (ED) report that showed…

Schools face tough economic road ahead

While some economists point to signs that the nation's economy is improving, others say the U.S. faces a much slower climb out of the recession--a scenario that will have a…

For-profit colleges face mounting scrutiny

Officials at for-profit colleges and universities are facing a chorus of public criticism after accusations of shady student recruiter practices and a U.S. Department of Education (ED) report that showed…

SIIA names top education market products

The Software and Information Industry Association recently recognized its top 10 Innovation Incubators, giving top honors to the Livescribe Pulse Smartpen and the Waterford Assessment of Core Skills.…