The online education company known as Coursera has racked up gaudy numbers within a year of its launch: 3.1 million users from around the world have signed up for an ever-expanding menu of courses offered for free from 62 leading colleges and universities.Read full article >>
The last two finalists vying for the job of Prince George’s school superintendent withdrew from consideration Friday.
Alvin L. Crawley, the county’s interim superintendent, and Harrison Peters, a schools chief in the Chicago Public School System, notified the board of their decision just three weeks after they were formally introduced to the public as candidates.Read full article >>
Virginia lawmakers welcomed Teach for America to the state this year with a unanimous vote so that the selective teaching corps could obtain an alternative license and deploy its army of elite college graduates as rookie teachers to school districts in need.Read full article >>
Last month, it was the uproar over Lululemon’ssee-through yoga pant. This week, its a fashion fight over leggings and long (or not-long-enough) shirts.
A Rockville High School student’s dress code violation Wednesday has reignited debate over a current fashion trend among young women: Are tights pants?Read full article >>