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Education

Wonderschool gets $2.1M to bring its early childhood programs to New York City

[ad_1] Wonderschool, a network of in-home daycare and preschools, plans to open 150 programs in New York City after raising $2.1 million in new funding. The capital comes from non-profit investment firm Omidyar Network, Be Curious Partners, Rethink Education, Edelweiss Partners and Learn Capital and...

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Udacity and Baidu offer free intro course for Apollo self-driving platform

[ad_1] On stage at Baidu’s CES 2018 press conference today, Baidu COO Qi Liu was joined by Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun to announce a new collaboration between the two companies. Thrun revealed that Baidu and Udacity will collaborate in a number of areas, including, “for...

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Two large Apple shareholders say it needs to research the impact of smartphones on kids

[ad_1] Two of Apple’s institutional shareholders, hedge fund Jana Partners and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), are calling on the company to study the impact of smartphone use on child development. In an open letter, the two investors said that after reviewing research, they...

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TurboTax for student loan applications raises $10 million

[ad_1] Venture capitalists have been trying to make money from the higher education market for years. It’s a rich target for the clutch of investor that pride themselves (in their better moments) on investing in companies that can improve society, and that work to fix broken systems,...

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‘Sesame Street’ awarded $100 million grant to bring interactive education to refugee children

[ad_1] Sesame Street just won a hefty award to bring educational programming and a humanitarian response to children displaced by war and conflict in the Middle East. Sesame Street and the International Rescue Committee were awarded a $100 million MacArthur Foundation grant on Wednesday to build...

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