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MOOCs Aim To Strengthen Computer Science And Physics Teaching

MOOCs Aim To Strengthen Computer Science And Physics TeachingFrom Forbes: When massive open online courses (MOOCs) took off three years ago, many educators had high hopes that these courses could expand and diversify access to education. Early aspirations were soon replaced with criticism: studies showed that MOOCs weren’t reaching those who needed access the most. Further data revealed that completion rates were strikingly low, even among students who intended Read more

Free Community College for 2 Years? President Obama Hopes So

Free Community College for 2 Years? President Obama Hopes So From the White House: Today, the President unveiled a new proposal: Make two years of community college free for responsible students across America. In our growing global economy, Americans need to have more knowledge and more skills to compete -- by 2020, an estimated 35 percent of job openings will require at least a bachelor's degree, and 30 percent will require some Read more

Small entrepreneurial companies spell big success for Kentucky's economic development

Small entrepreneurial companies spell big success for Kentucky's economic developmentFrom Kentucky Living: When the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development brought a group of Kentucky entrepreneurs together with journalists recently, the room seemed packed to bursting with ingenuity. The talk was about sending miniature satellites into space (Teton Aerospace in Morehead)...an injectable substance that can serve as an internal brace for horses with injured tendons and ligaments (Equinext LLC of Lexington)...sheets made Read more

Kentucky’s business climate among best in nation

Kentucky’s business climate among best in nationFrom the Lane Report: Kentucky ranks eight in the U.S. for best business climate, according to Site Selection magazine’s yearly Top State Business Climate rankings. Kentucky was ranked ninth last year and 11th in 2012. “Kentucky’s economy continues to grow,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “We’re proud to offer companies a pro-business environment, including an educated workforce, strong infrastructure and progressive incentives. This ranking Read more

Nucleus' LaunchIt graduates eighth startup class

Nucleus' LaunchIt graduates eighth startup classFrom Business First Louisville: Collaboration can go a long way, especially when one has a startup idea and needs advice. For Steven Arkon, the LaunchIt program put him on a successful path to validate his idea for a company that makes it easy to track the use of company cars. The startup training program provided him with access to experts and to Read more

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