From the Brookings Institute: Artificial intelligence has transformed almost every aspect of our lives, from driverless cars to Siri, and soon, education will be no different. The automation of a school or university’s administrative tasks and customization of student curricula is not only possible, but imminent. The goal is for our computers to make humanlike […]
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote next month on whether to auction a band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education.
Florida House and Senate budget writers have agreed to set aside $12.4 billion for the Florida Education Finance Program, the primary mechanism for funding the operations of school districts. House and Senate negotiators need to continue working out details of the education budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2019. Education, Finance, Florida
Disney workers who want to get a free education can now enroll at University of Central Florida (UCF), the state’s largest university and one that’s only a short drive away from Walt Disney World Resort. Disney and the University of Central Florida announced that this is the latest option for workers who may choose certain […]
Florida has been rated first in the US for higher education, according to U.S. News and World Report rankings. The rankings are based on the percentage of residents who have college degrees, the time it takes students to complete two- and four-year programs at public institutions, the cost of in-state tuition and fees and the […]
We saw this education related article published by the respected Brookings Institution and found it both brief and interesting. The authors are Amy Roberts, Senior Research Associate – Butler Institute for Families at the University of Denver and Helyn Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution.
Generation Z students, classified as being between the ages of 14 and 23, believe that YouTube is a bigger contributor to their education than textbooks, according to a study by Pearson Education. YouTube was the preferred education method for Gen. Z students (59%), but was less prevalent among Millennials (55%). YouTube launched in 2005 — […]
Chicago teachers have voted to authorize their union to launch a strike against the third-largest U.S. public school district. A tally of ballots showed that 94 percent of about 25,000 dues-paying members of the Chicago Teachers Union supported giving their leaders the discretion to call a strike. A walkout would disrupt classes for about 360,000 […]
The parent company of Florida’s IMG Academy has filed for an initial public offering that could raise more than $700 million. Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. submitted a securities filing this week to offer 19.4 million shares of common stock at $30 to $32 per share.
With a poverty rate just above 27 percent, Trenton, New Jersey is one of the poorest cities in America. Ironically, despite low average household earning, the cost of living in the state is 18 percent higher than the national average. Educational attainment may have affected its residents’ income earning potential with only 15 percent holding […]