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Would you trust Silicon Valley to disrupt your child’s education?

Venture capitalists are pouring funding into new technologies for a trillion-dollar industry in the US that could be ripe for disruption: education.

Education technology startups attracted $1.25 billion in funding in 2013, according to analysis by CB Insights, and the boom has grown in 2014, with ed tech companies attracting nearly half that amount ($559 million) during the first quarter alone. 264 more words

Establishment of New Metrics to Rate the Value of Post-Secondary Education

Traditional descriptive statistics regarding college graduation rates paint contrasting pictures of success. Often one study will cite falling graduation rates as evidence that postsecondary education is in decline while another will show increased success among postsecondary students. 2,116 more words

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Winners and losers - public college tuition and family income

Chart from Suzanne Mettler, “College, the Great Unleveler,” New York Times, 3/2/14:

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The Real cost of Education

I came across an article called “Student Loans Are Ruining Your Life. Now They’re Ruining the Economy, Too,” and felt relieved to know I am not alone in the world facing student loan debt issues. 791 more words

Cost of schooling

Schools across the world can be categorized in two broad but simple categories:

  1. There are schools that receive adequate funds e.g. community schools in well-funded communities, private schools catering to rich and upper middle class population.
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