Arlington's Vemo Education has made its first acquisition.
The 6-year-old company, which offers college students income-share agreements as an alternative to traditional loans to pay for their education, has scooped up Boston ed-tech startup Edmit, Vemo CEO and co-founder Tonio DeSorrento told us Wednesday.
Students can turn to income share agreements to pay for college, but signing over future earnings isn't for everyone.
National University, a California nonprofit that caters to adult learners, announced Thursday it's expanding the use of a chatbot that administrators said is already boosting retention and providing students with more personalized experiences.
In its early years, Major League Baseball discovered talent in what can only be described as a haphazard fashion, auditioning promising players in cornfields and hoping for the best as they took their place on big-city team rosters.
Performance improvement company FranklinCovey has acquired San Francisco-based management training platform Strive for about $20 million, the companies told Crunchbase News.
Institutional policies keep minority students underrepresented in the technical fields that would help them most after graduation, Ryan Craig writes.
Opportunities are available for students seeking careers in business analytics and medical sciences.
The pandemic has apparently inspired more doctors. Applicants to medical schools are reportedly higher than ever.
Coursera's initial public offering looked good for the company, which the market valued at over $7 billion. That's probably good news for competitors' valuations, even if it's not exactly clear which aspect of the online learning business attracted investors.
As the American economy recalibrates from the shocks imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in the public and private sectors are swiftly reimagining how Americans navigate the labor market.