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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal

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Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education - The Wall Street Journal Posted: 29 Jun 2021 04:00 AM PDT Education-technology company 2U Inc., which runs graduate programs for dozens of top universities, is buying web-based course provider edX, a nonprofit founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for $800 million. The deal combines two major players in online instruction as universities around the world push more aggressively into digital offerings. Many schools scrambled to shift courses online when the pandemic shut campuses last year, and they are now expected to build on—and polish—the programs. The sale proceeds will go to a nonprofit, to be run by Harvard and MIT, that the schools say will focus on reducing inequalities in access to education. It will maintain the open-acc

Far from home, Nigerian-born prep star pursues academic and basketball dreams in Michigan - MLive.com

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When Peter Nwoke remembers the last hug he shared with his mother, a smile spreads across his face. It was a hug 10 months in the making and it remains one of his favorite memories. “It was the best feeling ever,” Nwoke said. The hug happened back in 2018 when Nwoke was just 15 years old. He had just completed the long 14-hour flight home from Detroit Metro Airport to his home Lagos, Nigeria, where his sister, Roselyne, was waiting to pick him up and take him home for a three-week stay. When Nwoke’s mother, Adamma, laid eyes on her son, she rushed to him before he made it to the front door. “My mom hugged me for five-straight minutes,” Nwoke said. “I wasn’t even in the house yet.” It was the first time he had returned to his hometown since moving to the United States in 2017 to fulfill an academic scholarship he obtained at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Preparatory, a Catholic boarding school in southeast Michigan. Up until that point, it was the longest Nwoke had ever been away from ho

Fox's Tubi Just Surpassed Peacock as the Free Streaming Name to Watch - Nasdaq

Fox's Tubi Just Surpassed Peacock as the Free Streaming Name to Watch - Nasdaq Fox's Tubi Just Surpassed Peacock as the Free Streaming Name to Watch - Nasdaq Posted: 01 Feb 2021 12:00 AM PST [unable to retrieve full-text content] Fox's Tubi Just Surpassed Peacock as the Free Streaming Name to Watch    Nasdaq You are subscribed to email updates from "fully online ota program,online mba programs" - Google News . To stop receiving these emails, you may unsubscribe now . Email delivery powered by Google Google, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States

7 places to find free college courses online, from Harvard to MIT - Mashable

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7 places to find free college courses online, from Harvard to MIT - Mashable 7 places to find free college courses online, from Harvard to MIT - Mashable Posted: 27 Feb 2021 05:30 AM PST Online learning is a flexible, convenient route to self-improvement. Whether you want to train for another occupation while working, improve your skills to increase your current career prospects, learn more about a topic you're passionate about, or simply improve your knowledge levels, there are myriad options available.   Thanks to the generosity of educational institutions in the United States and further afield, there are a plethora of MOOC college courses available online for free. (MOOC means "massive open online course," aka "a course of study made available over the internet without charge to a very large number of people.") In most cases, after you complete the course, you can choose to receive a verified certificate for a smal

Andrew George Obituary - (2021) - Madison, WI - Madison.com - Legacy.com

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Andrew George Obituary - (2021) - Madison, WI - Madison.com - Legacy.com Andrew George Obituary - (2021) - Madison, WI - Madison.com - Legacy.com Posted: 28 Feb 2021 01:41 AM PST George, Andrew M. LARSEN/MADISON/LUBBOCK, Texas - Andrew M. George died on Feb. 21, 2021, of complications related to diabetes while visiting in Lubbock, Texas. He was born in Madison, Wis., on Dec. 27, 1967. During the 53 years of his life journey, Andrew was a performer, a teacher, a conductor, an innovator, and always, a learner. From a young age, his personal goals were to conduct and to teach. Andrew graduated from Madison West High School where inspiring teachers influenced him to transform his musical tastes from KISS to the classical music of the masters and declare his stated personal goal to be an orchestral conductor. While in high school he was a member of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra and State High School Honors groups of the Wisconsin Sch

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law requiring schools to offer 100% in-person learning option - Des Moines Register

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law requiring schools to offer 100% in-person learning option - Des Moines Register Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law requiring schools to offer 100% in-person learning option - Des Moines Register Burns Student One of Two from Wyoming Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program - kneb.com John Geddert, a former US Gymnastics Team coach, killed himself after being charged with multiple felonies - Salt Lake Tribune Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law requiring schools to offer 100% in-person learning option - Des Moines Register Posted: 29 Jan 2021 12:00 AM PST CLOSE Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a bill that will require schools to offer 100% in-person learning on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines Register Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a requirement Friday morning for Iowa schools to give parents the option to send their children to school five days