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In these previously unpublished comments, Hans Rosling talks about the challenges faced by businesses and governments as the balance of the world's population and economic wealth shifts radically, and about dealing with climate change
“How Is This Okay?”: At Yale, Campus Debate Turns Into a Social Media “Cesspool”
It's an irony that Facebook, a private network invented to bring college students and their alumni closer together, is now doing the most to tear the institution of college.
December 31, 2017 at 08:37AM
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As valuable as technology is, it can also be a barrier between teachers and students, interfering with the essential human interactions that make learning critically important personally and societally.
A decade from now, the fact that young people were encouraged to load up on debt just as they were starting their careers will seem bizarre and anachronistic – a practice that benefited providers of higher education more than the Millennials they aimed to serve.
Hi Craig, thank you so much for your support! 🙌🙌🙌 For anyone else interested in donating BCH our address is 16UekLq9bnhMbydcsUrHJ3s3rizqmLYQHr and we'd greatly appreciate an email to [email protected] confirming the donation (so we can send you a big THANK YOU!) — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017
Hi! Sorry for the slow reply, we just enabled BCH donations via @coinbase today! Here's the address: 16UekLq9bnhMbydcsUrHJ3s3rizqmLYQHr If you do donate, we'd greatly appreciate an email to [email protected] confirming the donation amount. Thanks so much for your support! 🙌 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017
Advances in data mining add another layer to the complexity of college admission. While you surf a college's website, it might be watching what you do and using your behavior to help with its enrollment issues.
Why Foster Care Students In Seattle Are Beating The Odds
A Seattle-area nonprofit called Treehouse helped almost nine out of 10 students from the foster care system graduate high school this past year — a huge increase in a few short years.
The Biggest Education Stories Of 2017 And 2018
Betsy DeVos, school choice, civil rights, student loans and for-profit colleges: A look at the year in education and the big stories we're watching next year.
Travis Hudson has guided Western Kentucky volleyball from an unknown to a perennially ranked Top 25 program. He's had plenty of offers to move on, but every time bigger schools come calling, he stays put. What's Hudson have that no one else can offer?
Is Wesleyan University Compromising Its Academic Reputation to Make Money From Football?
Is Wesleyan University compromising its independent reputation and academic excellence to build an athletic cash cow?
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The ideas and proposals from entrepreneurs of color that could potentially impact the most needy communities are not being valued. If we are being denied the right to serve those that look like us, who is being given the right?
Meet Joy.Js, An Editor That Lets You Manipulate Programs In Real Time With Plain English
We've highlighted a few of Nicky Case's wonderful interactive projects before but Joy.Js, a tool for making "happy little programs," is so neat that it earns that Bob Ross-ism.
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Worried about your teens and credit cards? You should be! When our teens enter college, credit companies (despite new laws) encourage our youth to obtain a card. Unfortunately, parents are not teaching the basics. Need help talking to your teen about credit? Use this quiz to start the discussion.
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It’s a time of thanks and giving and I’d like to appreciate @khanacademy for helping me excel through my education! In return, I’m translating videos for you guys to make education more accessible! — Eric Sommala (@ESommala) December 24, 2017
Education Under The Tax Bill, For-Profit Colleges And More Women In Med School
Graduate students can breathe easier, a potential mixing of church and state in Louisiana, and for-profit students will get less money back than anticipated. It's the last weekly roundup of the year!
It's the end of the annual cycle at college. Maxed out my scores on Discrete Mathematics and Calculus. Thank you, @khanacademy. Those +1.4M Energy Points ended up materializing into very real results. — Bernardo SOUSA (@BernardoSOUSA11) December 22, 2017
Why School Field Trips Are Causing Controversy In Denmark
Denmark's seeing a controversy over how to handle Christmas in public schools. The country is largely secular but takes children on church field trips for the holiday.
When picking an agency, you're gaining a partner, someone to help you get the right message out to the right people. Here are a few things to keep in the back of your mind when you're weighing what the teams can offer.
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Hey Sal, today I got my final grades and I’ve earned an AS degree with honors at my community college and will be heading on to university for engineering. I’m a older student who never believed I could do it. It all started with Khan Academy. Thank you. — Dead Prose (@DeadProse) December 20, 2017
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