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How I funded my Masters

It’s the time of year when offer-holders for postgraduate courses are trying to sort the required funding to accept their place. I specifically have experience of getting funding for a music performance masters, and I thought i… 597 more words


Ely is so close to better broadband and yet so far

The Lake County ARRA Project has had its ups and downs. The very abridged version – Lake County got a lot of money from the stimulus funds to build a network. 486 more words


Lawmakers approve $100 million for cooler classrooms

House and Senate conferees Friday provided $100 million to the Department of Education to install air conditioning and heat abatement equipment to cool 1,000 public school classrooms throughout the state and to establish a sustainable schools initiative. 152 more words


Howard Blume: Los Angeles Charters Try to Offload Teacher Pensions on District

Howard Blume reports that charters in Los Angeles are trying to avoid the cost of paying pensions by advising teachers who near retirement age to go to work for the public school system. 306 more words

Charter Schools

Boston: McKinsey Recommends Closing 40% of Public Schools to Save Money

The Boston Globe reports that Boston gave McKinsey $660,000 to audit the schools. McKinsey proposed that the city could save millions by closing 40% of its public schools. 158 more words

Education Reform

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Here’s how uKnowva is giving SMEs the power of large enterprise grade collaboration tools

Small businesses need collaboration tools but find solutions like SharePoint too difficult to customize and implement, and solutions like Yammer too complex. 216 more words

Funding For Startups

Is the sweet deal for start-ups over?

Two generously funded government schemes for start-ups, which drew world attention for their success, are wrapping up after five years. But while the Government’s National Research Foundation (NRF) has signalled that a scheme will continue in some form after the end-date of June, start-up investors are worried. 1,187 more words

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