Schools Will Not Be Closed Until Official Date

Education CS Fred Matiang’i has ruled out early closure of schools over arson saying the arsonists should face stern action.

“We’ll not cave in to pressure to close schools; term dates will be followed to logical conclusion,” he said.

At a meeting with various stakeholders on Thursday, the CS said the destruction of school infrastructure is likely to undermine the gains that the country continues to make towards improving access, equity and quality of education for the Kenyan child…read more…

General Assembly Raises $70 Million, Closing In On 25,000 Alumni Worldwide

Today, educational startup General Assembly announced a series D round of funding of $70 million. Here’s what CEO Jake Schwartz had to say about the news,..

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Discovr Labs Brings Virtual Reality To The Classroom, Lets Teachers See What Students See

As consumers, we tend to focus on how virtual reality will work in our homes — the new types of games it allows, the insane 360-degree cinematic..

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Robo Wunderkind’s Programmable Bricks Are Like Legos That Teach You How To Code

Meet Robo Wunderkind, the Lego of the future. This startup is building programmable Lego-like bricks that teach your children how algorithms work. It is..

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If The New American Dream Is Entrepreneurship, Why Are So Many Black Millennials Missing Out?

Entrepreneurship is the New American Dream, and millennials are hearing its call loud and clear. However, as we explore, we all need to be conscious to not..

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