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Dueling curricula put copyright ed in spotlight

A clash over education materials from two copyright awareness organizations has thrust copyright education in the national spotlight, while giving educators and students some new resources for understanding how copyrights…

Campus payroll project sees delays, more costs

A second attempt by the University of Wisconsin System to install a new computer payroll program is millions of dollars over budget and a year behind schedule. Moreover, a company…

Campus payroll project sees delays, more costs

A second attempt by the University of Wisconsin System to install a new computer payroll program is millions of dollars over budget and a year behind schedule. Moreover, a company…

Colleges get $16.5M to boost graduation rates

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MDC Inc. have announced $16.5 million in grants to 15 community colleges and five states to expand innovative remedial education programs that experts…

21st-century skills movement grows

Illinois, Louisiana, and Nevada have become the latest states to join the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), a national effort to integrate 21st-century skills into teaching and learning to…

Google Maps snaps views from college campuses

A pedicab-like vehicle mounted with an 8-foot-high camera has been rolling around the pedestrian walkways of the University of Pennsylvania to collect panoramic images of the campus for Google Maps'…

Duncan to states: Don’t slash school funding

The Obama administration on June 18 warned states that it might withhold millions of dollars in federal stimulus funding if they use the money to plug budget holes instead of…

Student sued for offering copyrighted text

A Mission College student is one of eight people facing accusations they illegally posted the newest handbook from the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons for downloading online through the…

Minn. woman loses music-sharing retrial

In what should serve as another stark warning to students about the repercussions of illegally sharing music online, a replay of the nation's first file-sharing case to go to trial…

Students say using tech to cheat isn’t cheating

A new poll conducted by the nonprofit organization Common Sense Media suggests that students are using cell phones and the internet to cheat on school exams. What's surprising, however, is…