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Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by EdScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.

University presidents say schools must encourage student activism

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

Institutions of higher education have a responsibly to support students' demands for change, university presidents said in a recent webinar.

New Ellucian scholarships encourage university enrollment during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

As interest in higher education wanes, the software company Ellucian says it plans to offer students $10 million in scholarships by April 2021.

Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.

Virginia prepares 'Equity in Education' data competition

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The commonwealth's annual "datathon" will center this year on improving the equality of educational outcomes for all students.

New technology allows visually impaired students to take tests online

by Darlene Aderoju • 5 years ago

Children with visual impairments will soon be able to access the MAP assessment online for the first time.

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