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What Will the Trump Presidency Mean for Education?

Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. But one thing is certain for a Trump presidency backed by a Republican-dominated Congress: Education policy is going to move in a new direction.

UCLA Connects Alumni and Continuing Ed Students to Online Career Coaching

The University of California, Los Angeles will now provide individualized online career coaching to all of its alumni as well as all UCLA Extension students and alumni, thanks to a joint effort out of UCLA Extension, UCLA Alumni Affairs and the UCLA Career Center.

North Carolina to Test Internet2 Services in K–12, Community Colleges

Under a new proof-of-concept program, schools, districts and community colleges will be able to try out Internet2's identity management service, InCommon Federated Identity Management.

Higher Ed Institutions Tap Snapchat for Campus Tours

In honor of College Application Month, a number of colleges and universities are posting video tours of their campuses via Snapchat throughout November.



California Program (and App) Dangles Promise of College for Central Valley Students

Starting in 2018 the "Central Valley Promise" will allow students to attend a semester of community college for free and to gain guaranteed admission to California State University, Fresno.

Zap Solutions, Altus Assessments Partner on Admissions Data

Zap Solutions has partnered with Altus Assessments to integrate CASPer scores with the AMP student admissions platform.

Barnes & Nobles Education Launches OER Courseware Platform

Barnes & Noble Education has released a new platform designed to make it easy for faculty to find and use open educational resources.

Babson College Partners with edX to Launch Online Entrepreneurship Courses

Babson College has teamed with edX to launch a new series of six online courses, Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought.

Clemson U Receives $357 Million in Software

Clemson University has received the largest in-kind grant in the university’s history in the form of software to fuel student innovation at the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

WebAssign, Perfection Learning Partner on Precalculus Resources

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, and Perfection Learning have teamed up to offer enriched precalculus content.

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