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Google Updates Docs with New Version Control, Customizable Templates

Google has updated Google Docs, Sheets and Slides with improved version control, workflow customization and more.

FCC Auction to Fill in Rural Broadband Gaps

The Connect America Fund Phase II auction (otherwise known as "Auction 903") will award up to $198 million annually for 10 years to service providers that commit to offer deliver 10 Mbps-caliber voice and broadband services to fixed locations in unserved high-cost areas.

Report Examines College Practices that Hold High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Back

Concerns about college costs such as room and board and extra fees "discourage" 34 percent of high-achieving high school seniors from low-income backgrounds from applying to any college.

Kettering U Lands $40,000 Grant for K-12 STEM Camps

The university will offer robotics and STEM day camps for students in grades 1-5 at Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary School in Flint, MI.



Triseum Opens Online Store of Education Gaming Experiences

For the online store launch, the company has released new versions of its calculus and art history games.

Purdue Opens Combo Library/Active Learning Center

Purdue University students will be attending classes starting this week in a new "active learning center" that integrates flexible classroom and study spaces with library resources and a bakery.

VR, AR, 3D Printing and Data Analytics Overtake Visual Tech Market in Education

The latest industry report from Technavio predicts the visual tech market in education will grow 33 percent through the forecast period 2017-2021, with VR, AR, 3D printing and visual data analytics as the top four product segments.

Pearson and DuoLingo Partner on Foreign Language Education

Through the partnership, students at participating institutions will be able to access personalized learning tools built on Pearson content through the DuoLingo platform. Courses in Spanish, French, German and Italian will be supported beginning this fall.

Western Kentucky University Trains Middle School Science Teachers in STEM Program

The National STEM Scholar Program at Western Kentucky University provides nationally competitive scholarships to science teachers who are in a position to motive students aspiring to be scientists.

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