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Technology helps bring rare books back to print

Dozens of university libraries have made vast book collections available online, and University of Michigan library officials have begun selling hard copies of out-of-print books they have digitized in recent…

Technology helps bring rare books back to print

Dozens of university libraries have made vast book collections available online, and University of Michigan library officials have begun selling hard copies of out-of-print books they have digitized in recent…

Film series profiles visionaries in 21st-century education

The nonprofit Pearson Foundation hopes to start conversations and get people thinking about educational innovation with a new film series that profiles remarkable people and their accomplishments in school reform. Key…

Facebook sparks suspicion among students

Social-networking giant Facebook has evolved into a breeding ground for personal spats among college couples who closely watch how their partners interact with friends, according to a recent study. Key…

Funding advice for online learning

As online learning continues to gain momentum across the country, education experts are warning that policies surrounding this popular learning option are shaky at best. A new report by the…

Momentum building on STEM education

As part of the Obama administration's emphasis on bringing education into the 21st century, it comes as no surprise that policy makers have trained their focus on STEM (science, technology,…

College textbook rentals gaining traction

A University of Mississippi student is renting a chemistry textbook for $9.99 this fall rather than buying the book for $157.95. Another student from the University of South Alabama saved…

Study: Campuses unprepared for catastrophe

Most colleges and universities are prepared to respond to bomb threats, hazardous material spills, and severe weather, but only a small fraction of campuses have policies that would protect faculty…

Focus on school data bolsters case for SIF

As little as a few years ago, the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF)--a solution that allows school software applications from various vendors to share information seamlessly--was making slow headway in the…

California lists state-approved digital textbooks

Following up on their plan to encourage the use of free, open digital textbooks among the state's schools, California education leaders on Aug. 11 released a list of resources they…