Atlassian delights in ed-tech with HEX

Atlassian staff also serve as tutors for scholarship recipients, building on the company’s culture of giving back and improving society. This has become an important consideration for major employers, with over 60% of workers saying they expect their organization to take action on social issues like equality, poverty and climate change. HEX’s legitimacy with universities … Read more

Admissions Advisors Commend College Board’s Switch to Virtual SAT | News

Admissions experts welcomed the College Board’s move to move the SAT to a virtual format, but described the change as an effort to stay relevant amid an increase in admissions policies to elective tests. The College Board announced last month that it would administer the SAT exclusively in a virtual format starting in 2024, following … Read more

Online Automotive Retailer Vroom Successfully Completes Acquisition of United Auto Credit Corporation

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Vroom (NASDAQ: VRM), an innovative ecommerce platform that offers a better way to buy and sell used vehicles, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of United Auto Credit Corporation (UACC), a proven leader in automotive finance. The acquisition accelerates Vroom’s strategy of establishing a captive finance arm to support … Read more

A chance to imagine memorials of tomorrow

The push to remove controversial statues around the United States gained momentum from the 2020 protests against the police murder of George Floyd. Statues associated with racist causes — most notably the Confederacy — toppled in cities large and small across the nation, and the movement spread to Canada, Great Britain, Belgium, and South Africa. … Read more

Here & Now: We’ve come a long way in education

By Dr. Zora Denson and Verta Looper In the organizational wheel of the Lancaster County School District are many outstanding, talented and dedicated “spokes.” The district’s educators, directors and principals are the core of what makes our schools and programs great. We honor all of you all and the Lancaster County school board. Marjorie McMurray’s … Read more

How EdTech platforms can benefit teachers in the age of digital learning

Internet penetration and technological advances have given rise to the EdTech revolution in recent years. This has improved the quality of education and introduced us to innovative programs. The industry has achieved promising milestones in improving student performance and opening avenues for wider accessibility to learning over time. With the idea of ​​providing integrated educational … Read more

Hospitals, still crowded from omicron, turn away patients needing other care: Shots

Nurse Elisa Gilbert checks on a patient in the acute care COVID-19 unit at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Jan. 21. The highly transmissible omicron variant of the coronavirus is putting a significant strain on health systems nationally, resulting in staffing shortages and changes in capacity strategies. Karen Ducey / Getty Images hide caption … Read more

EdTech Startup Afrilearn Free learning platform for Nigerian students

The tech space for education has reached new heights as the Afrilearn mobile app becomes freely accessible to primary and secondary school students across Nigeria and beyond. This was contained in a statement released Wednesday, February 3, 2022 by Afrilearn. Founded in 2019, Afrilearn offers children ages 6 to 18 free, fun and world-class education … Read more