…On April 13, Hanson, his wife, Jean, and a nonprofit organization they founded in 2005, Changing Lives Together Incorporated, will host a fundraiser in Fair Oaks for Ghanaian education. The event, which will feature Ghanaian food, music and performances, is being held to raise $40,000 to build three classrooms and a restroom at an elementary school in Ghana…Read full article here.
…“I look forward to the opportunity to work with Turnitin on scalable initiatives that support the core educational skills and promote student success in K-12, higher education, and beyond,” Duncan said in a statement…Read full article here.
…The former secretary for the U.S. Department of Education under President Obama recently joined the board of Turnitin, an education technology company that provides services for writing help, literacy skill development and plagiarism checking in K-12 and higher education…Read full article here.
… Nepris can also offer ways to connect students to the real world, and teachers can also find ways to incorporate practical applications in subject areas such as math, science, or writing…Read full article here.
….In the very near future, “78 percent of all available jobs will require education beyond high school–that doesn’t necessarily mean four-year degrees, but something beyond high school,” said Sabari Raja, founder and chief executive officer of Nepris, a web-based platform that connects students and teachers to STEM professionals and industry experts….Read full article here.