How H-1B work visas transformed tech and education in the US and India

Shailesh Chitnis was like many international students from India. He came to the US for an advanced education that would give him a leg up on earning a coveted H-1B visa. The temporary work program allows thousands of highly skilled foreigners to obtain work visas in the US for up to six years. After graduating …

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Judge's order for Alabama education employees health care refunds might go on hold

A judge’s order that education employees receive refunds of part of their health insurance costs might be put on hold, at least temporarily. Lawyers for former Alabama Education Association President Sheila Remington, who sued to challenge insurance cost increases, won’t oppose a stay of the ruling until a hearing can be held. In a request …

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Susquehanna Launches Center for Business Education

August 28, 2017 Beginning this fall, Susquehanna University’s newly established Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship Education will assist teachers in bringing economic and business education into K-12 classrooms in the region. Led by Dr. Emma Fleck, associate professor of management in Susquehanna’s Sigmund Weis School of Business, the center will serve the …

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Blackboard Releases New White Paper on the Future of Higher Education

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today released a new white paper exploring the future of higher education.  Based on in-depth interviews with 13 American higher education thought leaders, the white paper “Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education” is being …

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