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2U leans into ‘free-to-degree’ pipeline

by Lindsay McKenzie

After a summer of layoffs and budget cuts, the online learning company 2U shared a more upbeat outlook in its third quarter earnings call.

2U announces layoffs, spending cuts to counter decline in online learning business 

by Lindsay McKenzie

Online learning company 2U plans to refocus its business around edX, the former rival it purchased last year for $800 million.

EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say

by Emily Bamforth

The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.

Edtech firm 2U is buying EdX for $800 million

by Emily Bamforth

The online course platform EdX, founded by MIT and Harvard in 2012, is set to become 2U's public benefit arm.

Hybrid learning, online credentials will survive edtech 'hype cycle,' edX CEO says

by Emily Bamforth

Online and in-person learning will be equally employed when the pandemic lifts, EdX CEO Anant Agarwal said during an online event.

A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills

by Katya Schwenk

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

Education secretary urges SXSW EDU audience to ‘rethink higher education’

by Wyatt Kash

Betsy DeVos and a panel of entrepreneurs highlight need for more agile ways to meet students’ needs.

Arizona State University expands adaptive learning software from McGraw-Hill Education

by Corinne Lestch

ASU has decided to expand its use of adaptive learning technology ALEKS in select math courses.

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