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Technology can reduce summer ‘melt’

Faculty and staff at Muskegon Community College in Michigan used to avoid George Maniates, knowing the campus official would ask them to call students as tuition deadlines approached. Now, a…

Student can re-enroll after blog dispute

A University of Louisville nursing student expelled over blog posts about an assignment to follow a woman the day she gave birth has won the right to return to school…

School IT chiefs mull Windows 7

Software giant Microsoft Corp. is hoping to erase the bad memories of its last major upgrade to the Windows operating system, Vista, with its release of Windows 7 this fall.…

Feds revise swine flu guidance

In a departure from previous guidance on the issue, the U.S. government on Aug. 7 said schools should close this fall only if large numbers of students have swine flu,…

Contest lets students try to ‘change the world’

A handheld medical diagnostic laboratory created by two Stanford University graduate students took home the top prize in the first annual Presidents' "Change the World" Competition from the Institute of…

NECC 2009: Video highlights

The rise in mobile technologies, how to lobby Congress successfully for more ed-tech support, and how Baby Boomers can help meet the need for 21st-century teachers: These were some of…

Budget cuts devastate California higher ed

When California college students return to campus this fall, they'll find crowded classrooms, less access to faculty and counselors, fewer technology-related perks and other campus services, and more difficulty getting…

Students help program science computer game

Middle and high school students spent a little more than four weeks this summer at McKinley Technical High School in Washington, D.C., developing the programming and modeling for a prototype…

CMU software streamlines 3D programming

Carnegie Mellon University is getting set to release an updated version of its popular animation-based software program "Alice," developed by the late "last lecture" professor Randy Pausch to teach computer…

ED accelerates $11.37 billion stimulus schedule

The second round of stimulus funding for Title I, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program, totaling $11.37 billion in all, will be made…