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Alaska partners with Florida-based virtual school for K-12 students

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

A new partnership with the Florida Virtual School will expand options for Alaska's students who are learning from home, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.

How Virginia Tech's CIO is handling the COVID-19 pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Scott Midkiff says the university is doing plenty right, but wishes they'd started planning for the health crisis sooner.

University of Illinois starts virtual campus tours

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Campus is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but students can still tour campus through virtual reality and YouTube and photo tours.

University graduation ceremonies are going virtual during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Purdue University and several other colleges are moving their ceremonies to virtual formats during a time when large gatherings have become verboten.

Carnegie Mellon U. launches cybersecurity master's program in D.C.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The new program, headed by former U.S. Chief Information Security Officer Gregory Touhill, is designed to train a new generation of talent not only technically, but in business and management skills.

Coronavirus worry jolts U. Washington to move classes online

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

The University of Washington has cancelled in-person classes for the rest of the quarter and some other institutions are following suit.

U. Central Florida offers online classes to inmates

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The opportunity to take classes online will give inmates the ability to earn college credit and prepare for life after release.

U.S. News ranks best online degree programs for 2020

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

More than 1,600 bachelor's and master's distance education programs are ranked as prospective students are offered more options than ever.

Students can simultaneously earn associate and bachelor's degrees through Purdue University Global

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Through "reverse transfer" programs and partnerships with community colleges, the public university is streamlining the credit transfer process.