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On Campus It’s not very often the Queen of Jordan comes to Boston, but she was here last month to announce a new education partnership with Harvard and MIT’s non-profit online learning initiative, edX. The goal is develop a new platform called Edraak, which is designed to bring online courses to Arabic-speaking students. EdX is already […]
Hechinger Report contributing editor Jill Barshay took part in a podcast, “The United States Gets a C,” with American Radio Works this week (Dec 10, 2013). “The results are in from academic tests of 15-year-olds in 65 countries and regions. PISA shows Finland slipping, Vietnam doing well, and the United States still middle of the […]
The federal income-based repayment needs to change, write Jason Delisle and Alex Holt on EdCentral. Under IBR (in its current form), the government will provide more in loan forgiveness to someone with a high income and a master’s degree than it will provide in Pell Grants to a student from a low-income family attending a […]