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A new food pantry is helping students at Pueblo Community College in Colorado, reports the Pueblo Chieftain. Students can get nonperishable food and toiletry items for free. PCC’s student government is providing funding and seeking donations. “A lot of times it’s down to either buying a gallon of gas or a gallon of milk,” said Levi Ropp, student government […]
“Some Americans caught in the weak job market are lining up for federal student aid, not for education that boosts their employment prospects but for the chance to take out low-cost loans,” reports Josh Mitchell of the Wall Street Journal. Some don’t care if they earn a degree, writes Mitchell. They use the loans to pay […]
The benefit of a big conference like SXSWEdu is a sort of ambient exposure to trends. Here are five concepts that everyone (or at least key, smart people) were talking about at last week’s conference, and that bear keeping an eye on for the future. 1) ConnectED . Companies including Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, […]