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Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Famous billionaire college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and the late Steve Jobs are prominent examples of successes who never completed undergraduate degrees. Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama. The conversation regarding higher education has never been more heated.

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” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” “ Coursera ’s 2018 Revenue Estimated to be $140 million,” Class Central estimates. Via The New York Times : “How Google Protected Andy Rubin , the ‘Father of Android ’ ” “Google could have fired Mr. Rubin and paid him little to nothing on the way out. Enjoy your Google for Education products !

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Coursera has a new CEO: Jeff Maggioncalda. As Edsurge observes , “New CEO at Coursera Comes From Financial Tech, Not Higher Ed” – he was the co-founder of Financial Engines, a retirement planning company. “ Google Drive will soon back up your entire computer,” says The Verge. (National) Education Politics.

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Via CNBC : “ Google , Apple and 13 other companies that no longer require employees to have a college degree.” despite having Arizona ’s third-highest dropout rate.” ” Via the Google blog : “ VR Labs open doors of opportunity for STEM students.” million from Zero2IPO-Chenguang Education Fund and Shunwei Capital for its online education software.

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via Education Week : “The Ohio education department could seek repayment of more than $80 million from nine full-time online schools , based on audits of software-login records that led state officials to determine the schools had overstated their student enrollment.” Google is acquiring machine learning contest site Kaggle.