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EDUCATORS CAREFULLY WATCH PEARSON AS IT MOVES TO SELL K-12 CURRICULUM BUSINESS

Education week | March 05, 2018

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Millions of U.S. students use Pearson's curriculum products in their classrooms, but soon those print and digital resources will no longer fall under the education publishing giant's business umbrella.The London-based company announced recently it will sell off its K-12 U.S. print and digital curriculum business to focus on assessments and virtual schools, leaving educators wondering what that means for day-to-day instruction. Pearson officials said in a press briefing Feb. 23 that the c...

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“CRAZY IDEA” LEADS FLORIDA POLY STUDENTS TO TAKE ON THE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES MARKET

PRWeb | January 16, 2020

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A group of Florida Polytechnic University students has found work with a great company that offers hands-on experience, flexible hours, fun co-workers, and the kind of boss most people only dream of – themselves. Madd Technologies LLC, which stemmed from an idea friends had late one night, is a technology start-up helmed by Florida Poly students and focused on the consumer electronics and computer software markets. It provides services such as product design, website design, computer-aided...

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NEW DATA SHOWS EARNING POWER OF COLLEGE GRADUATES

educationdive | January 15, 2020

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Individuals with bachelor's degrees will earn $400,000 more in their lifetimes than those with just a high school diploma, according to a new report from the College Board. College graduates who enrolled at age 18 and earned a degree in four years "can expect to earn enough relative to a high school graduate" by age 33 to make up for paying tuition and other costs and for being out of the workforce while in college, the report notes. The study comes as polls show some Americans are...

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DISNEY EXPANDS FREE TUITION PROGRAM, ADDS TWO MORE SCHOOLS TO NETWORK

hrdive | January 14, 2020

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The Walt Disney Company is expanding its education plan, adding Purdue University Global and Southern New Hampshire University to its network of schools, according to a Jan. 8 announcement. Eligible employees may now pursue degrees in cloud computing, digital photography, legal studies and higher education administration, among other offerings, the announcement said. The education program, called Disney Aspire, is 100% tuition paid and in partnership with Guild Education. According to the announ...

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EDUCATORS CAREFULLY WATCH PEARSON AS IT MOVES TO SELL K-12 CURRICULUM BUSINESS

Education week | March 05, 2018

Millions of U.S. students use Pearson's curriculum products in their classrooms, but soon those print and digital resources will no longer fall under the education publishing giant's business umbrella.The London-based company announced recently it will sell off its K-12 U.S. print and digital curriculum business to focus on assessments and virtual schools, leaving educators wondering what that means for day-to-day instruction. Pearson officials said in a press briefing Feb. 23 that the c...

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“CRAZY IDEA” LEADS FLORIDA POLY STUDENTS TO TAKE ON THE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES MARKET

PRWeb | January 16, 2020

A group of Florida Polytechnic University students has found work with a great company that offers hands-on experience, flexible hours, fun co-workers, and the kind of boss most people only dream of – themselves. Madd Technologies LLC, which stemmed from an idea friends had late one night, is a technology start-up helmed by Florida Poly students and focused on the consumer electronics and computer software markets. It provides services such as product design, website design, computer-aided...

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NEW DATA SHOWS EARNING POWER OF COLLEGE GRADUATES

educationdive | January 15, 2020

Individuals with bachelor's degrees will earn $400,000 more in their lifetimes than those with just a high school diploma, according to a new report from the College Board. College graduates who enrolled at age 18 and earned a degree in four years "can expect to earn enough relative to a high school graduate" by age 33 to make up for paying tuition and other costs and for being out of the workforce while in college, the report notes. The study comes as polls show some Americans are...

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DISNEY EXPANDS FREE TUITION PROGRAM, ADDS TWO MORE SCHOOLS TO NETWORK

hrdive | January 14, 2020

The Walt Disney Company is expanding its education plan, adding Purdue University Global and Southern New Hampshire University to its network of schools, according to a Jan. 8 announcement. Eligible employees may now pursue degrees in cloud computing, digital photography, legal studies and higher education administration, among other offerings, the announcement said. The education program, called Disney Aspire, is 100% tuition paid and in partnership with Guild Education. According to the announ...

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