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Kaltura Launches Lecture Capture Solution

The Kaltura video platform has a new trick: lecture recording.

AP Exam Pass Rates Rise Even as Participation Doubles

The number of public high school students taking at least one AP exam has doubled over the last decade, from 645,000 in 2006 to 1.1 million in 2016. The pass rate (those high school students who have scored 3 or higher) has also gone up, from 14 percent in 2006 to almost 22 percent in 2016.

Texas A&M Launches Bike-Share Program

In an effort to expand affordable transportation options for students and faculty, Texas A&M University teamed up with Zagster to launch a bike-share program on campus.

Mid-Tier Colleges Do Better Job of Upward Mobility

An organization using data to understand how to improve the economic opportunities for low-income people has developed a set of "mobility report cards" to rank universities and colleges by how well their students "climb the income ladder."



Room and Board Drive Rising College Costs Too

According to research by the Urban Institute, charges for room and board at four-year colleges have outpaced inflation, doubling since 1980.

‘Rasputin’ Hacker Targets 60 Universities, Government Agencies

More than 60 universities and government agencies in the United States and the United Kingdom have been attacked by a well-known international hacker dubbed “Rasputin."

$25K Prizes to Best Innovation for Boosting College Attainment

An Indiana non-profit dedicated to elevating postsecondary education outcomes has put up $50,000 to elicit the best ideas for boosting the number of people who earn post-secondary credentials out of high school.

GoFundMe Guidebook Says College Crowdfunding on the Rise

GoFundMe has released a new guidebook offering tips and resources for students and others to start their own college-related crowdfunding campaigns.

Digital Learning Day is Feb. 23. Heres How to Celebrate

The annual Digital Learning Day, started in 2012, gives educators an opportunity to collaborate with peers, share ideas, try out new digital tools, celebrate education innovation and play a role in the transformation of their own schools and communities. Digital Learning Day 2017 is Thursday, Feb. 23.

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