education Category

April 1, 2019

More Colleges Try Forgoing Tuition For A Percentage of Future Income

“Some innovative colleges, in partnership with private investors and a small number of philanthropies, are experimenting with a new financing model called ‘income share agreements’ or ‘ISAs,'” reports Yahoo Finance:

With an ISA, instead of assuming a…

March 30, 2019

Hoping To Fix College Teaching, CMU Open-Sources Trove of Software

Wednesday CMU announced the open sourcing of its adaptive-learning software platform — plus analytics and dozens of other related tools for improving college teaching — as part of a national push “in an unusual move intended to shake up how college t…

March 30, 2019

For an Edge in Ivy League Admissions, Grab an Oar and Row

This month’s Varsity Blues scandal demonstrates the tremendous power that college coaches can wield.