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'Public' High School Rankings Are Bullshit

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2016 Best High School rankings, which raises two questions: 1) What is considered a “public” school and 2) Why are we ranking public schools if they are all receiving the same funding? 1,046 more words

Economy

High School In Cerritos Named Best In California By U.S. News & World Report

CERRITOS (CBSLA.com) — Whitney High School in Cerritos is the best public high school in California, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. 241 more words

News

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Best in Nation, According to U.S. News and World Report

New guidebook lauds campus’s professional programs in engineering and medicine —

The 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools and programs in engineering and medicine. 114 more words

Research

The Game of Acceleration

What helps startups succeed? One of a few factors identified so far is providing startups with mentoring. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration–and a 2014 similar  349 more words

Innovation

On the Road Again: 2016 Con Mi MADRE College Campus Tour

At the crack of dawn next Monday, March 14th, a full bus of 50 Con Mi MADRE mother-daughter teams and staff will be hitting the road for a campus visit to two campuses: … 553 more words

Steven Mahoney: A look at segregation in Connecticut schools

Although segregation of schools was outlawed with the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Connecticut students are still routinely segregated by race and their family’s income. 240 more words

Education

The Global MOOC Moment

Massive open online courses, though controversial, are improving lives all over the world

By Anant Agarwal

Back in 2012, the term MOOC was everywhere. The acronym, which stands for massive open online course, was the buzzworthy darling of both education and tech media. 364 more words

MOOCs In The News