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Coding Dojo Names Top Coding Languages by City

Java, JavaScript/MEAN stack and Python are in high demand across the United States, according to new research from Coding Dojo.

DeVos: We're Just 'Scratching the Surface' of Ed with Tech

The new Secretary of the Department of Education told an audience of education innovators that she believed the role of technology in education has just begun to "scratch the surface," particularly in bringing "new opportunities" to rural populations.

Tech College Updates AV and Power Protection

Clover Park Technical College in Washington has upgraded its audiovisual gear in 21 classrooms with a new system that incorporates power conditioners to prevent outages.

Indiana State U Integrates Lecture Capture, Video Management Tools Into LMS

Indiana State University has integrated an enterprise-grade video management platform from YuJa into its current learning management system, Blackboard Learn.



Internet2 Names New President and CEO

Internet2 today named broadband industry executive Howard Pfeffer as the national research and education organization's president and chief executive officer.

FAFSA Tax Info Transfer Tool Down Until October

A tool that makes it easier for students to apply for federal financial aid won't be back up until Oct. 1, 2017. However, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA itself is still up and running.

CTE Reauthorization Draws Congressional Attention

Even as Congress faces the challenge of funding the federal government for a few more months, some legislators have also turned their attention to a revamp of the law covering career and technical education.

National Contest Challenges High Schoolers' Virtual Business Moxie

Participants that showed up in Southern California took written challenges, performed role-play events and tested real-world business strategies modeled in Virtual Business.

Blackboard Updates Learn with Accessibility, Mobile Features

Blackboard today rolled out a variety of updates to Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship learning management system.

College Students Feel Unready for Careers but Upbeat About Job Prospects

Most college students really don't feel fully prepared for their professional careers, according to new research from McGraw-Hill Education. Four in 10 (41 percent) believe they're only "moderately prepared"; two in 10 (23 percent) consider themselves "slightly prepared"; and one in 10 (8 percent) feel "not at all prepared."

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