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Strayer University and The Blackhouse Foundation Name Donald Dankwa Brooks Winner of Scriptwriter Competition to Bring Real Perspectives on Criminal Justice to the Classroom

Former Baltimore Police Department trainer wins ScriptED Contest, $10k grand prize plus $15k bonus gift during 2020 Sundance Film Festival WASHINGTON & LOS ANGELES–During the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, Strayer University, in partnership with The Blackhouse Foundation — a leading voice working to elevate and increase the number of diverse voices in filmmaking — announced More Info »

Preparing for Coronavirus – Inside Higher Ed

Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus. The coronavirus has come to U.S. campuses. Arizona public health officials announced Sunday that “a member of the Arizona State community who does not live in university housing” had tested More Info »

Clayton Christensen, influential scholar of ‘disruptive innovation,’ dies at 67 – The Washington Post

Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor who brought “disruption” into the corporate lexicon and became one of the world’s most influential business thinkers, helping executives from Apple to Intel — as well as the Joint Chiefs of Staff — think about innovation in a new way, died Jan. 23 at a hospital in Boston. More Info »

Sen. Warren Examines Questionable Business Practices of Largest Managers of Online Degree Programs – Framingham Source

WASHINGTON DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) wrote to the five largest Online Program Management (OPM) companies – 2U, Academic Partnerships, Pearson Learning, Wiley, and Bisk – that administer online degree programs for many colleges More Info »

A Legal Challenge for Inclusive Access – Inside Higher Ed

Big textbook publishers and retailers are accused of squashing competition from independent college bookstores. Inclusive access programs, where students are automatically billed for their course materials, are increasingly big business for leading textbook publishers and college bookstores. But for independent, off-campus bookstores, inclusive access programs could spell a death knell. In a class-action lawsuit on More Info »