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Open Up Resources is a nonprofit increasing equity in education by making excellent, top-rated curricula freely available to districts as open educational resources.We partner with expert curriculum authors to develop the very best curricula and deliver essential implementation support to districts, from professional development to printing. Districts spend more than $5 billion annually on curricula, yet they struggle from a dearth of high-quality, standards-aligned content.

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edsurge | March 15, 2020

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Authess, a Boston-based developer of an assessment platform used by students, educators and employers, has been acquired by Elsevier, the academic and research publishing platform best known for its subscription journals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in the press release. Founded in 2015, Authess offers a platform for companies and educational institutions to create problem-based assessments that it says can better gauge skills and competencies than multiple-choice tests. Its clients hav...

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educationdive | January 22, 2020

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Howard University announced Wednesday that it has received the largest gift in its 153-year history: a $10 million donation to endow an existing program designed to help underrepresented students earn a STEM doctorate. Started in 2017, the Bison STEM Scholars Program has been renamed after the Karsh family, which made the donation. It covers all or most of four years of tuition, fees and room and board for undergraduates who commit to pursuing doctoral studies in STEM fields, depending on their ...

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edsurge | February 06, 2020

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ELSEVIER ACQUIRES PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENT PROVIDER AUTHESS

edsurge | March 15, 2020

Authess, a Boston-based developer of an assessment platform used by students, educators and employers, has been acquired by Elsevier, the academic and research publishing platform best known for its subscription journals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in the press release. Founded in 2015, Authess offers a platform for companies and educational institutions to create problem-based assessments that it says can better gauge skills and competencies than multiple-choice tests. Its clients hav...

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As the new school year approaches, educators are looking for ways to encourage students to stay engaged with virtual and hybrid learning while helping them take ownership of their learning. Join the Ciena Solutions Challenge educator roundtable on Tuesday, August 31 to hear from teachers on how they encouraged students to stay engaged with virtual learning, built positive relationships with students, and helped them find an authentic purpose for learning through the Ciena Solution...

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educationdive | January 22, 2020

Howard University announced Wednesday that it has received the largest gift in its 153-year history: a $10 million donation to endow an existing program designed to help underrepresented students earn a STEM doctorate. Started in 2017, the Bison STEM Scholars Program has been renamed after the Karsh family, which made the donation. It covers all or most of four years of tuition, fees and room and board for undergraduates who commit to pursuing doctoral studies in STEM fields, depending on their ...

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NEW FEDERAL INITIATIVE WILL FUND BLOCKCHAIN EXPERIMENTS IN EDUCATION

edsurge | February 06, 2020

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