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Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

Today at the inauguralUdacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees an effort to expand its corpus of 21st century skills-based courses. In addition to the new degrees, Udacity is adding 21 new hiring partners spanning the automotive, defense, tech, […]

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How Everette Taylor went from a homeless college dropout to chief marketing officer at Skurt

Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads partnerships in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup focused on seniors. He is also a founder of the Breaking Into Startups podcast. More posts by this contributor: At 50, Dev Bootcamp’s Michael Jay Walker quit […]

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Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

Today at the inauguralUdacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees an effort to expand its corpus of 21st century skills-based courses. In addition to the new degrees, Udacity is adding 21 new hiring partners spanning the automotive, defense, tech, […]

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DeVos Scraps Obama Guidance on Investigating Campus Sexual Assault

Washington (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said that President Barack Obama's policy had been unfairly skewed against those […]

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Tech’s push to teach coding isn’t about kids’ success it’s about cutting wages

Todays hi-tech wages threaten Silicon Valleys bottom line. What better way to drive down coders pay than by investing in a new generation of cheap labor? This month, millions of children returned to school. This year, an unprecedented number of them will learn to code. Computer science courses for children […]

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Meet the nurse who will soon perform surgery on patients alone

Unlike other nursing roles, a surgical care practitioner is involved with the patient every step of the way In the operating theatre, scalpel in hand, Sara Dalby is reminded of snow: When youre making the first incision, its like making a set of footprints in it. Its never going to […]

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Teenage boys wear skirts to school to protest against ‘no shorts’ policy

Dozens of pupils at Isca academy in Exeter stage uniform protest after school insists they wear trousers despite heatwave Some had borrowed from girlfriends, others from sisters. A few had gone the extra mile and shaved their legs. When the Isca academy in Devon opened on Thursday morning, an estimated […]

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Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business

Cost-cutting move aims to save educational publisher about 300m a year with 10% cut in global staff after biggest loss in history in 2016 Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash costs after a slump at its US higher education business. The worlds largest […]

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Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

Today at the inauguralUdacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees an effort to expand its corpus of 21st century skills-based courses. In addition to the new degrees, Udacity is adding 21 new hiring partners spanning the automotive, defense, tech, […]

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