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July 01, 2014

UPenn Launching Degree Program Aimed at Future Charter School Founders

New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.

June 30, 2014

UPenn to Launch Education Entrepreneur Degree Program

New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.

April 15, 2014

Ed-Tech Business Plans Compete for Prizes, Opportunity

Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.

December 06, 2013

Persistence Lags in 'MOOCs' With Tougher Expectations

Research on massive, open online courses taught by University of Pennsylvania faculty show low completion rates, particularly in classes with stronger academic expectations.

December 06, 2013

Student Persistence Low in MOOCs With Higher Workloads, Study Finds

Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.

June 19, 2013

Kaplan Names Education Companies to Receive Mentoring, Support

Kaplan Inc. is supporting a group of startup K-12 companies through an "accelerator" program designed to give them a foothold in the marketplace.

May 13, 2013

Join Education Week Webinar on New Education Entrepreneurship Programs

Education Week is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Eastern, on universities creating programs in K-12 entrepreneurship.

May 07, 2013

UPenn Innovation Event Features Ed. Industry Players

Education startup companies vied for $145,000 in business funding at an entrepreneurship conference in Philadelphia that is tackling the role of for-profit companies in education.

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