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The US University Model May Not Be Sustainable, Study Finds

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If you’ve been watching the meteoric rise of college tuition over the past few years, the following may surprise you: Nearly half of financial planning staff at U.S. universities don’t feel that the current business model is viable for the long term.

from Forbes Education

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My first semester of college has taught me that all you need in life is @khanacademy — Omar (@OmaarSyed) November 30, 2017

Why Asian Countries Are Investing So Heavily In The English Language

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There’s a very clear correlation between English proficiency and economic competitiveness both at the country and individual levels for all Asian countries.

from Forbes Education

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Finally checked out @khanacademy and my 8 y/o is loving it. It’s so nice to see him excited about learning again! — Amber Medina West (@amberwest) November 30, 2017

What Is Multispectral Imaging And How Is It Changing Archaeology And Digital Humanities Today?

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What is multispectral imaging and how is the technology changing the face of archaeology, art history and digital humanities today? The non-invasive digital technique is making the past visible in ways we never thought possible.

from Forbes Education

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Over 80% of my SAT Prep class improved their SAT practice exam math scores with @khanacademy The stakes were high and they came through! — Darren Fruzzetti (@fru_pshs) November 30, 2017

NPR News: College And Bust: Why So Many Students Don't Stay The Course

College And Bust: Why So Many Students Don't Stay The Course
College completion rates vary widely in America. But millions drop out & the costs are staggering. How do we help more students stay the course?

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If I could give you a cause to donate to, it would be @khanacademy We live in an era where we don’t understand the power of the internet. Human Knowledge was condensed in libraries and that knowledge is available online to virtually anyone. We have to teach people to fish. — Jeremy (@JeremyBrace) November 30, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide By Personality Type

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Gifts for the kitchen, office, travel and the good life for everyone on your 2017 gift list

from Forbes Education

Cultivating Data Scientists: What Is EdTech Doing & What's Left?

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Is there room in a crowded landscape of pay-to-play credentialing for social impact companies that work to cultivate data scientists? Need to shift focus from training the already-trained to bridging the knowledge gap for would-be data scientists.

from Forbes Education

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❤️❤️❤️ #YouCanLearnAnythinghttps://t.co/UGdSAHcRcx — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 30, 2017

NPR News: This Nun Has Been Fighting For Migrant Kids For 45 Years

This Nun Has Been Fighting For Migrant Kids For 45 Years
Sister Ann Kendrick has dedicated most of her life to serving immigrant families. The community center she helped found in Florida functions both as a school and a sanctuary. Here's her story.

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Thank you! https://t.co/HwgSL67zdg Love hearing stories like this ☺️ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 30, 2017

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No problem! We have over 6,000 videos 😳 you couldn't possibly know them all! Happy learning 😊 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 30, 2017

Why The World Is Getting Better & Why Hardly Anyone Knows It

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The world has made astonishing progress in material prosperity over the last two centuries

from Forbes Education

How Colleges Can Sweep Away The Skills Gap

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Colleges and universities that attempt to address graduate employability with various career services initiatives, but without attempting to sweep away hiring friction are probably doomed to failure.

from Forbes Education

Millennial Women, Don't Fear Financial Terms. Make Them Fun

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Millennial women, don't stress over a lack of knowledge about investment and financial terms. Most Americans do not have the answers when it comes to financial literacy. If you're looking for a fun way to learn some financial terms and concepts, check out my quiz.

from Forbes Education

It's Not University Fat Cats That Are The Real Problem - It's The Fees

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A university vice-chancellor has been forced to step down amid a row over her salary, but this is a distraction from what is really important to students.

from Forbes Education

NPR News: Graduate Students Across The Country Protest GOP Tax Plan

Graduate Students Across The Country Protest GOP Tax Plan
To help pay for more than $1 trillion in tax cuts for U.S. corporations, the House version of the plan would end the tax break graduate students get on the value of their tuition waivers.

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Be Thankful For Higher Ed's "Perfect Mess"

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The American higher education system often seems like a tangle of competing interests and chaotic behaviors, but it's not really a "system" at all. And that's just fine.

from Forbes Education

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Sal Khan of @khanacademy:
-the mother I never had
-the sister everybody would want
-the friend that everybody deserves
-I don't know a better person http://pic.twitter.com/V3A2JZzQdJ — Analisse Reyes (@analisse_reyes) November 30, 2017

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Here you go! https://t.co/RAUSrGCv2K — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 30, 2017

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❤️❤️❤️ Can we share this on Facebook @Joe_Cool_Math? — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 30, 2017

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Hi @PaganChild have you submitted a support request to our Help Center? https://t.co/QZ0z2fKEIb Hope you're able to get back in soon! — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

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Just keeping you on your toes! πŸ˜‰ https://t.co/maXim6jlbp — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

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Showing off our ‘smarts’ by answering questions abt partitioning shapes (1/2 & 1/4) using @khanacademy#rsd13ct#brewster13http://pic.twitter.com/L2ogVMXga9 — Jessica Loffredo (@JALoffredo) November 29, 2017

NPR News: University Graduate Students Walk Out To Protest Tax Plan That Hurts Them

University Graduate Students Walk Out To Protest Tax Plan That Hurts Them
Grad students around the country walked out of classes, office hours, and research labs to protest the House tax plan. Many who are already struggling financially said the bill would hit them hard.

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Yes, grammar can be fun, interactive, and engaging! Students doing just that through Khan Academy Grammar in Ms. Stapula’s English 8 class! #ljmspridehttp://pic.twitter.com/5sa2YE9Ojx — Rohini Tohan (@TohanTruths) November 29, 2017

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Hi @MsDemaray send us an email [email protected] and we'll put you in touch with our content team :) — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

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So #coding can be creative too. This tasty plate served up in @khanacademy by #[email protected]://pic.twitter.com/nysC2WqtGj — BSN Ed Tech (@BSNEdTech) November 29, 2017

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Thanks so much for your ongoing support! πŸ™Œ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

What Really Happened At The School Where 'Every Senior Got Into College'

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What Really Happened At The School Where 'Every Senior Got Into College'
For months, the school received national media attention, celebrating the achievement. But all the excitement and accomplishment couldn't shake one question from one teacher's mind: How did all these students graduate from high school?

November 29, 2017 at 12:52PM
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Before @khanacademy
"Maths...😒"
After @khanacademy
"Maths...❤"
Thanks Sir Sal! http://pic.twitter.com/wBssrAYfvD — Keysang Yonthan Bodh (@KeysangBodh) November 29, 2017

An Army Of Cyber Kids Is What We Need Now

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Some of the greatest threats we face now come online, so it makes sense to train our own army to ensure we can defend ourselves.

from Forbes Education

How To Invest $1,000 Right Now

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Here's how to invest $1,000 right now.

from Forbes Education

Stepping Off The College Admission Treadmill Helps Students

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Much of the pressure of college admission comes from the urge to control what we can't control: the future. But learning to live in the present is tough when students and parents are bombarded by myths of certain colleges' being the only way to success.

from Forbes Education

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I just donated to @KhanAcademy, because it's a fantastic educational resource. — Alex Kotlar (@AlexeiKotlar) November 29, 2017

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I just donated to @KhanAcademy because I love this organisation! I learned so much and I want everyone to be able to learn as much and more! Join me in supporting a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! https://t.co/caSQ1mFqJO And continue learning ;-) #GivingTuesday — Mereel Skirata (@Jaster_Mereel_7) November 29, 2017

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What he said! πŸ‘‡πŸ’ΈπŸ“šπŸ’»πŸŽ“πŸŒπŸ™Œ❤️ https://t.co/JlElkjmADa#GivingTuesdayhttps://t.co/xtc2tQPhIp — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

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Thanks to everyone who has donated so far today! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ There’s still time to give: https://t.co/JlElkjmADa#GivingTuesdayhttp://pic.twitter.com/iT0s2pTjRu — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 29, 2017

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#GivingTuesday Help us achieve our mission of a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Every donation today will be matched! πŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLChttp://pic.twitter.com/KU5TU4qgpI — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 28, 2017

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I believe in #education for #kids and adults, so I donated to @KhanAcademy to #support#free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere 🎁 via https://t.co/3dntZsOJ8Xhttps://t.co/i5YMKhzyGE#GivingTuesday#Holiday#TisTheSeason#Love — sandieganliz (@sandieganliz) November 28, 2017

NPR News: #Distracted: Are Smartphones In Schools A Good Idea?

#Distracted: Are Smartphones In Schools A Good Idea?
Sorry, teacher. What were you saying?

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NPR News: What Really Happened At The School Where 'Every Senior Got Into College'

What Really Happened At The School Where 'Every Senior Got Into College'
Last year, every graduating senior at Ballou High School got into college. A WAMU and NPR investigation shows that many of those students missed more than a month of school and struggled academically.

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just donated to @KhanAcademy, an organization I believe in. Join me in supporting a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! https://t.co/029lj1R7Pi — Michael E Chase (@michaelchasetx) November 28, 2017

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RT if you believe in a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! Help us make it a reality by donating today: https://t.co/JlElkjmADa#GivingTuesday#nonprofit#educationgoalshttp://pic.twitter.com/VwPR9BDX34 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 28, 2017

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On this #GivingTuesday, Please join in helping contribute to investing in yourselves, and the children of the futureπŸ’ΈπŸ“š Support @khanacademy in providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere πŸ™ŒπŸ½❤️ https://t.co/Ey5yAvoonQhttp://pic.twitter.com/Tc5j9dQWMA — Felipe Escamilla (@IronFeep) November 28, 2017

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I just donated to @KhanAcademy in honer of my Sister, who has proven to be an amazing teacher & will continue to change children’s lives. Join me in supporting a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! https://t.co/B5MLjfqLSUhttps://t.co/GtwnwAJxl8#GivingTuesday2017 — Vanity Iris (@VanityIris) November 28, 2017

Can We Improve America By Taking Better Care Of Our 2-Year-Olds?

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Can We Improve America By Taking Better Care Of Our 2-Year-Olds?
Toddlers are still considered the sole responsibility of their parents. But if society stepped up, we could help parents and kids alike.

November 28, 2017 at 12:01PM
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Help us achieve our mission of a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Give today: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLC#GivingTuesday#NonProfit#FreeEducationhttp://pic.twitter.com/LKkZoK8G7U — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 28, 2017

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This #GivingTuesday, consider @khanacademy for your donations. We do a recurring one.
Is @khanacademy effective? You tell me. My son is in kindergarten, and he is 3/4 through the 3rd grade math! The boy is doing fractions and division! At 6! Learned it all on @khanacademyhttp://pic.twitter.com/GyAtbw7cRc — Taraas (@imtaraas) November 28, 2017

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Five Ways To Listen To The Music Of The Ancient World Today

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A number of ancient historians are hard at work to bring the music of antiquity back to life for the enjoyment of the modern world. Here are just a few samples to listen to.

from Forbes Education

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Happy #GivingTuesday! Did you know @khanacademy is a #nonprofit? Support our mission of a free, world-class #education for anyone, anywhere: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLC ❤️ http://pic.twitter.com/qCNPhfUOrc — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) November 28, 2017

Michigan State Hasn't Faced Consequences For Enabling The Biggest Sex Abuse Scandal In US Sports

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Michigan State Hasn't Faced Consequences For Enabling The Biggest Sex Abuse Scandal In US Sports
Larry Nassar has three times as many alleged victims as Jerry Sandusky.

November 28, 2017 at 07:44AM
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