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September 09, 2014

Survey of Harvard Business Alums Reveals Anxiety About U.S. Competitiveness

A Harvard Business School study links the strength of U.S. K-12 education to America's future competitiveness, and encourages businesses to find ways to support education locally and beyond.

March 24, 2014

Report Urges Massachusetts, a Top Academic Performer, to Aim Higher

Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.

January 31, 2014

Many of the Biggest Education Deals Playing Out Overseas, Report Finds

The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.

October 31, 2013

Economic Payoff From Schools' Use of Open Data Is $1 Trillion, Report Says

Using open data for education could unlock between $900 billion and $1.2 trillion in economic value every year, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study.

May 07, 2013

Microsoft's Akhtar Badshah Reflects on STEM Ed. in the U.S.

Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft's YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.

October 31, 2012

New Film Chronicles Floating Schools of Flood-Ravaged Bangladesh

In a country faced with devastating monsoons and the effects of climate change, an architect is building solar-powered floating schools for rural children.

October 12, 2012

Study Compares India's Public and Private Schools

Michigan State study finds groups of students with similar socioeconomic backgrounds from public and private schools perform roughly the same on assessments.


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