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Weekly Round-up: Education News

New “international” university to be built in Haiti:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-luce/new-university-to-rise-in_b_790184.html

Education Summit in D.C. Has Tech on the Brain:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/01/education-summit-in-dc-st_n_790802.html

Online education up 30% at Nebraska University:

http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/article_4f91d9ca-37af-5bc8-9715-5175f65a4342.html

Verizon’s New Holiday Feature? Free Educational Resources Website:

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/verizon-thinkfinity-provides-free-educational-resources-and-activities-to-keep-students-learning-through-the-holiday-season-111199889.html

Weekly Round-up: Education News

It’s International Education Week! I’m very excited to be attending several seminars and lectures at Columbia University and participating in an online global education conference.  I’ll be sure to blog after the events and share the great info I learn. Now, let’s get to the news.

Acclaimed International Ed Program for students in D.C.

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/10/11/g603693/acclaimed-international-education-program-expands-to-students-in-d-c-pub

International Education Week underscores the importance of language, culture study.

http://www.news.wisc.edu/18660

U of Virginia seeks way to realize the ‘Global University’

http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=13458

Millions of children in Haiti to lose schools, unless…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2010/nov/09/education-funding-threat-developing-countries

U.S. ‘eager and open’ to students from Pakistan

http://tribune.com.pk/story/75439/us-eager-and-open-to-students-from-pakistan/

~LD

Weekly Round-Up: Education News

$35 dollar computer opens up educational opportunities in India:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2010/0723/35-computer-taps-India-s-huge-low-income-market

Teaching with cellphones in South Africa:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/education/100720/south-africa-teaching-cell-phones

Study abroad may lead to better GPA and graduation rates:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-07-14-IHE-study-abroad-benefits13_ST_N.htm

Korea makes great strides in education:

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2010/07/291_68706.html

New U.S. program to enroll 50,000 Middle Eastern students:

http://www.usaeducationguides.com/news/article/new-program-in-the-u-s-enrolls-international-learners-678