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AMA Urges Continued Support for Adequate Graduate Medical Education Funding to Meet Future Physician Workforce Needs

CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – July 29, 2014) – “In light of the Institute of Medicine’s report on graduate medical education governance and finance released today, the AMA is renewing its commitment to addressing physician shortages in needed specialties and regions to … Continue reading

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Fitch Rates Mississippi Higher Education Corporation Series 2014

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings rates Mississippi Higher Education Corporation series 2014 as follows: –$387,000,000 Series 2014 A-1 notes ‘AAAsf’; Outlook Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: The trust collateral consists of 100% Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) … Continue reading

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Smith Micro and Sprint Add More STEAM to Education With Avatar Design Contest

ALISO VIEJO, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 29, 2014) – Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) has teamed with Sprint (NYSE: S) to offer a new education program and contest designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. Later this year, Sprint … Continue reading

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Education fund 'champions' vocational projects

Careers Academies UK was awarded £50,000 for five new academies focusing on the logistics sector; and Hackney Community College in London was awarded £78,540 for an apprenticeship centre providing apprentices for companies taking space in the Olympic Park. Jan Hodges, … Continue reading

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Conventional Education Fails to Deliver the Goods

By Glenn Ashton We have thrown bags of money at education over the past two decades. Education consumes nearly a quarter of our total budget, close to a quarter of a trillion rand a year. We spend more money on … Continue reading

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Capella Education Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Capella Education Company (CPLA), a provider of online post-secondary education, primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University, today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. “As our performance continues to strengthen, … Continue reading

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Report: Little record of work by Corbett adviser

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll as a special adviser, but a newspaper found limited evidence of the work he has been performing. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday that … Continue reading

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Education study committee to meet

A state government committee set up to examine the role of the federal government in public education will hold its first meeting on Wednesday at the Coverdell Legislative Office Building Wednesday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in room 606. The … Continue reading

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Ethics panel asked to investigate former Pa. education secretary

HARRISBURG – A Harrisburg activist has asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate whether an adviser to Gov. Corbett is earning his keep. In a complaint filed Monday, Gene Stilp asked the commission to determine whether Ron Tomalis, Corbett’s onetime … Continue reading

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Research and Markets: Smart Education & Learning (IWB & SBL, Software: LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6938q4/smart_education) has announced the addition of the “Smart Education Learning Market by Hardware, Software Educational Content – Global Advancements, Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 – 2019)” report to their offering. Education technology is the efficient … Continue reading

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