Massive open online courses, called MOOCs, are effective if students actually work hard, according to a new study and Captain Obvious.Read More »
They’re the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country’s 101 major public research universities is imperiled ...Read More »
Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to help boost science and math learning in Baltimore elementary schools. The grant was announced Monday by members of Maryland’s congressional delegation. The money will be awarded over a five-year ...
Tagged with: grant Johns Hopkins johns hopkins university learning math Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake national science foundation Rep. Elijah Cummings rep. john sarbanes science sen. ben cardin U.S. Sen. Barbara MikulskiRead More »
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg gave $5 million to the Open Society Institute-Baltimore on Thursday to help fund a local effort that aims to help keep city teens in school and boost graduation rates. Bloomberg’s gift will help underwrite ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — If the University System of Maryland moves to a performance-based funding model for its institutions, college presidents warn that the program should not be one-size-fits-all. Changing the system’s funding model likely will not be directly discussed again during ...Read More »