News Update
What You Need to Know Now 2/16/2017


  • Chicago Tech Academy Launches Second Annual Real World Learning Program

    Chicago Tech Academy (ChiTech), a nonprofit charter high school in the University Village neighborhood of Chicago and the only entire-school, project-based learning high school in the city, has launched its second annual corporate immersion program in partnership with Chicago's technology community. In the Real World Learning Program, ChiTech gives all its senior class the opportunity to spend an entire month of their final school year to obtain real workplace experience as paid interns at local organizations in Chicago.

  • Blackboard and Chalk Partner to Provide Gradebook, Portfolio Tools

    Education technology powerhouse Blackboard has announced a new partnership with, a company that provides productivity tools used by more than 200,000 teachers worldwide.

  • Collabera Offers 2017 STEM Scholarship Opportunity

    Collabera, a New Jersey-based IT staffing and professional services company, is supporting STEM students with its 2017 Collabera STEM Scholarship. The scholarship will grant $2,500 scholarships to three individuals to assist in their efforts toward pursuing STEM careers.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Open Sources Artworks

    The MET has made 375,000 images of public domain freely available under a Creative Commons Zero license.


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