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Education lights every stage of the journey to a better life, especially for the poor and the most vulnerable. Education’s unique power to act as a catalyst for wider development goals can only be fully realized, however, if it is equitable. That means making special efforts to ensure that all children and young people – regardless of their family income, where they live, their gender, their ethnicity, whether they are disabled – can benefit equally from its transformative power.

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Robert Morris University

Robert Morris University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate and doctoral degree programs. A nationally ranked university, Robert Morris allows its students to choose from more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs, with 22 programs available fully online. Robert Morris was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, just a few miles from both the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

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Article | June 9, 2020

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What makes online education as effective as traditional learning?

Article | June 9, 2020

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Article | June 9, 2020

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5 Ways AI is Changing Education

Article | June 9, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the realm of science fiction. AI is quickly becoming a powerful new technology and is set to disrupt any sector that deals with large amounts of data, and education is no different. The academic world is still considered one of the most human sectors — the most human of the humanities — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways in which teachers and school workers can benefit from implementing artificial intelligence.

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Robert Morris University

Robert Morris University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate and doctoral degree programs. A nationally ranked university, Robert Morris allows its students to choose from more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs, with 22 programs available fully online. Robert Morris was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, just a few miles from both the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

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