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 — […]
Based on an article in the Miami Herald by James S. Cassel, co-founder and chairman of Cassel Salpeter & Co. A study by marketing service OutboundEngine found 50 percent of business owners admit to not having a marketing plan. It reports 55 percent of owners of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) spend less than five […]
An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials has asked the US government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage Learning Holdings. Mergers, Education
The world’s largest education publisher has taken the first step towards phasing out print books by making all its learning resources “digital first” according to a report by the BBC. Pearson said students would only be able to rent physical textbooks from now on, and they would be updated much less frequently. The firm hopes […]