Thinking About Your Content Area: Kaplan’s Depth & Complexity Chart

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Purdue Buys For-Profit Kaplan University for $1 to Create New Kind of Public University


Purdue University agreed today to buy one of the largest for-profit universities, Kaplan University, and turn it into a public, non-profit university in the Purdue system. The sale price for Kaplan University’s 15 campuses was $1 , though with one important catch: The new nonprofit university operated by Purdue promised to give a percentage of its revenue back to its former owner, Kaplan, Inc., Before the sale, Kaplan University was not exactly thriving.

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Kaplan Test Prep launches free live PSAT prep

eSchool News

Kaplan Test Prep is launching a free, live PSAT preparation program beginning October 1, with lessons that cover every section of the exam. Free for all students, Kaplan’s PSAT Prep Live will give the 3.8 The PSAT is the kickoff to the college admissions process, and a great score can get students on the college radar for recruitment and scholarship money,” said Lee Weiss, vice president of college admissions programs, Kaplan Test Prep.

Accelerator for Ed-Tech Startups Launches in New York City

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

accelerator digitalpromise donburton edgeedtech jonathanharber kaplan schoolnet startup techstars Each of 10 selected ed-tech startups will receive $170,000 when they are chosen for the first class of this new accelerator in the Big Apple. Click the headline to read the full post. Questions? Email

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OPINION: Kaplan deal expands access to higher ed and opponents at Purdue should reconsider their position

The Hechinger Report

Purdue University President and the former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels recently announced plans to acquire seven for-profit schools and colleges from Kaplan University — along with more than 30,000 online students and some 3,000 current Kaplan employees. The Senate also questioned how faculty governance and academic freedom would be assured at the newly created university, and it called for a rescission of the decision by Purdue to acquire Kaplan. Donald Farish.

Elements of Education for Every Educator


Teacher Diane Kaplan has selected several strategies to implement right away. Book Reviews Teaching Insights Austin Volz Diane Kaplan education principles eye on education Julia Higdon research based Routledge William Lidwell

K-12 Dealmaking: Kaplan Launches New Practice in U.S.; BoomStartup Taking Ed Tech Accelerator Applications

Marketplace K-12

In addition, BoomStartup announced it will be applications for its ed-tech accelerator program, and Kaplan launched a new global leadership and professional development practice. Kaplan Launches U.S. cities where Kaplan already maintains other operations and educational services, the company said in a statement. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Kaplan Launches New Practice in U.S.;

Why Donald Graham Sold Kaplan University to Purdue for $1


There are many unanswered questions about the unprecedented sale of Kaplan University, a for-profit institution with several online programs but falling enrollments, to Purdue University, one of the top public universities in the nation. To try to get some answers, EdSurge recently sat down with Donald Graham, chairman of Graham Holdings Company, the group that sold the 15-campus Kaplan University to Purdue (for just $1). What are the functions that Kaplan will be providing?

New Accelerator for Ed-Tech Startups Launches in New York City

Marketplace K-12

Ed-tech Incubators and Accelerators accelerator donburton edgeedtech jonathanharber kaplan schoolnet startup techstars Two ed-tech veterans have joined forces to launch an accelerator in the Big Apple to provide $170,000 in funding to each of 10 selected companies.

4 Trends to Watch in Education

Catlin Tucker

Student engagement and teacher engagement are reciprocal, so it is not surprising that the lack of student engagement online had a devastating impact on teacher engagement (Roth, Assor, Kanat-Maymon & Kaplan, 2007; Tucker, 2020). Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Kaplan, H.

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What Happens When A Public University Buys a For-Profit Online One?


And here’s the most surprising part: that online school it bought, Kaplan University, was a for-profit business—part of a sector that’s been criticized for high costs and poor outcomes for students. Purdue leaders, meanwhile, say that Kaplan has better outcomes than other for-profits and that it serves an important audience of adult students who aren’t able to go to a traditional campus. EdSurge: Purdue made news last year when it purchased the for-profit Kaplan University.

Unable to ‘Reach a Sustainable Business Model,’ Dev Bootcamp Will Shut Down in December


acquisition by Kaplan in 2014. It appears that the Kaplan ownership did not stave off the financial concerns for long. But actually, to the contrary, we would have closed much earlier without Kaplan's support. Kaplan bought us time. —

Why State Universities Are Buying Up Online Colleges

ED Surge

Purdue University did it in 2017 when it purchased the for-profit Kaplan University , which boasted about 32,000 students, most of them online. Even before the pandemic, big-name colleges and universities were getting serious about online education.

U. of Arizona Bought a For-Profit U. for $1? Actually, the For-Profit Paid Millions to Be Acquired.


In 2017, Purdue University bought Kaplan University , also for $1. Kaplan University suddenly changed its name to Purdue University Global, and Kaplan, Inc. He agrees that the arrangement is similar to the one Purdue and Kaplan did.

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Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming

The CoolCatTeacher

Prior to teaching, he has worked in IT and marketing for [Procter & Gamble]( [link] ), Kaplan University (now [Purdue University Global]( [link] )), and [Diagnostic Centers of America]( [link] ). Episode 720 with Kelly Schuster-Paredes and Sean Tibor From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teaching coding can be challenging and expensive, but our guests Sean and Kelly have a solution.

PROOF POINTS: 861 colleges and 9,499 campuses have closed down since 2004

The Hechinger Report

It shut down four campuses after it purchased for-profit Kaplan University in 2018 and converted it to a public four-year university called Purdue Global. Becker College in Worcester, Mass., is one of more than 800 colleges and 9,000 campuses that have closed since 2004. Credit: Jon Marcus.

7 Mindsets Names Three New Senior Executives

eSchool News

In addition, Fairlamb has held senior sales leadership roles in well-known organizations such as Frontline Education, Teachscape, and Kaplan K12 Learning Services. “We ATLANTA – Jan.

Child care, car seats and other simple ways to keep teen moms in school

The Hechinger Report

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Prepfactory - free online test prep tips and practice

Educational Technology Guy

Their mission is to "bring quality test prep to kids who can''t afford shelling out hundreds / thousands of dollars for the (often mediocre) instruction that the Kaplans and Princeton Reviews of the world provide". PrepFactory is a site that offers students free SAT + ACT instructional videos and practice questions (kind of like Duolingo meets Khan Academy, specifically for test prep).

Beer making for credit: Liberal arts colleges add career tech

The Hechinger Report

In a survey conducted by Quest Research and the Kaplan test-prep company, they were four times more likely to say they’d hire an English major with a credential in cybersecurity than an English major without one. “We Brandon Busteed, president, Kaplan University Partners.

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Taming the Amygdala: Staying Calm with Mindfulness

This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Kaplan Early Learning Company. Kaplan Early Learning Company is a leading international provider of products and services that enhance children’s learning. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Top 12 apps for law students and the bar exam


Of course you have to be enrolled for one of BARBRI’s review courses in order to get your paws on the BARBRI Study Plan app, so if you have your heart set on another prep course, like Kaplan or Themis, scootch on ahead to bar prep app # 3 or 4 in this guide.

Philadelphia Principal Tells Publishers How They Can Help Schools

Marketplace K-12

Lisa Ciaranca Kaplan is the principal of Andrew Jackson Elementary in Philadelphia and the national winner of the 2015 Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education. Kaplan, who was honored for “doing more with less,” said she met the challenges with excitement and positivity by having a vision, faith in her dreams, working hard for those dreams, and enlisting “all of the stakeholders.” Philadelphia.

By Putting Tensions on Stage, Colleges Aim to Change Campus Culture


As Matt Kaplan, executive director of the Michigan center explains it, “I’m not talking about my classroom, I’m talking about that classroom.” There’s an emotional impact of theater you don’t get through a written case study,” Kaplan says. “It Kaplan says.

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YaizY Lands $2.1M Seed Investment To Transform The Traditional Learning System By Turning Kids’ Passions Into Professions

eSchool News

Prior to Yaizy, at the age of 17 Gordon was an SAT teacher and director of instructional materials at Kaplan, co-founded two successful businesses, was the first international partner of Algorithmics, and a partner at McKinsey for 7 years.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest


He ran Kaplan as its CEO from 1994 to 2008, during which he oversaw 67 acquisitions and more than doubled the company’s revenue—to nearly $2 billion —by the time he left. The Kaplan Connection With Glynlyon under its fold, Grayer claims that Weld North Education’s suite of tools will reach more than 6 million U.S. Coincidentally, all three competitors are currently run by CEOs who previously worked at Kaplan, he noted.

Purdue Global Drops Requirement That Professors Sign Nondisclosure Agreements


Since Purdue University purchased for-profit Kaplan University last year to create what is now Purdue University Global, faculty members have raised questions and concerns about how these two very different models of higher education would fit together. In her letter to faculty, Vandenbosch said that a committee had already begun reconsidering the use of the agreement even before media reports about the controversy, and that it was a 10-year-old policy inherited from Kaplan University.

When the bus is the schoolhouse

The Hechinger Report

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Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology


Between 2004 and 2011, I worked as an executive in SchoolNet and Kaplan, both of which grew into successful and innovative education companies. At Kaplan, I came to see even more clearly how government policy drives some of the biggest successes in education technology—and exactly how policy’s invisible hand can be 10 to 100 times more powerful than Adam Smith’s free market when it comes to education. Kaplan thrived during the decade, growing to more than $2.8

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Cuidado infantil, asientos para bebés y otras maneras simples de mantener a madres adolescentes en la escuela

The Hechinger Report

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Check out the top 25 edWebinars of 2021

If you’re looking for something to binge-watch over the holidays, our top 25 edWebinars for 2021 are a great playlist!

All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

The Hechinger Report

Emily Kaplan for The Hechinger Report. Emily Kaplan for The Hechinger Report. Emily Kaplan for The Hechinger Report. At the Telstar Freshman Academy in Maine, service learning is included as part of the curriculum. Bailey Fraser, 15 (left), and her stepsister Leah Kimball, 15, volunteer with Edible Bethel during their service learning block.

Learning Science Researcher, Bror Saxberg Joins Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


Saxberg had previously been Chief Learning Officer at Kaplan Inc. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative said today that Dr. Bror Saxberg will join the organization to “lead our efforts to improve and accelerate the use of learning science and ‘learning engineering.’” Saxberg is widely known through education for his work on the science of learning—namely, research and development that aims to bring an analytical approach to understanding what shapes learning.

How to Prepare for the SAT

Ask a Tech Teacher

Kaplan Test Prep. Kaplan Test Prep is one of the original names in SAT/ACT prep. Taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) has become a right-of-passage for high school students as they leave formal education and enter the next phase of learning. Over seven million will take SAT tests in 2018 in January, March/April, May, June, October, November, or December. Some will take it for the first time; some for the umpteenth time.

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Binge-Watch the Top 25 edWebinars of 2017!

Our #1 program of the year, Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom, hosted by Kaplan Early Learning, has had over 4,500 live and on-demand views. “I never know what I don’t know until I attend edWebinars!” ” If you get some down time over the holidays, it’s a great time to catch up on some of the most popular edWebinars of 2017!

Curriculum Associates’ CEO Rob Waldron Appointed to the Association of Test Publishers’ CEO Council

eSchool News

Prior to joining Curriculum Associates, Rob served as CEO of Jumpstart, a national nonprofit preparing preschoolers from low-income backgrounds for success, and as CEO of the K12 tutoring division of Kaplan Education.

New U Venture Partners Gets a New Partner, Name and Investment Scope


She joined in 2018 after serving as an executive at different education organizations including Kaplan, Charter Schools USA and the New York City Department of Education, where she worked under then-chancellor Joel Klein. New U Venture Partners is getting a new partner.

Binge Watch the Top 25 edWebinars of 2019!

“This was one of the best trainings I have ever attended—and I have been in education for many, many years.” ” If you get some down time over the holidays, it’s a great time to catch up on some of the most popular edWebinars of 2019!

At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Educator Innovator

Rachel Kaplan, a 16-year-old from Northbrook, Ill., At the Northbrook Public Library, where Kaplan is a Teen Advisory Council member, interest was so high the event turned into Teen Tech Month. “We For Teen Tech Week, Kaplan and a younger teen worked with Kosuge and colleague Amy Holcomb to convert their documents into EPUB files and upload them to Scribd and iBooks. Top Photo: Rachel Kaplan. By Maureen Kelleher.

Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent


She previously worked in online education marketing, helping places including Kaplan, University of Phoenix and 2U recruit students. The allure of “tech jobs” and the salaries they command have given rise to new industries, from coding bootcamps to specialized recruiters. Yet the likes of Google and Facebook sometimes overshadow sectors that have been—and remain—core to the American economy: industrial manufacturing. It’s in this niche where Cluster operates, and is growing.