This week, Franklin Adult Education in Massachusetts announced that it will begin offering a course to adults that originally had success with Franklin Public School students. The six-week program is centered around forensics, according to the Medway Country Gazette. Topics include crime scene investigation, laboratory analysis, evidence gathering as well as determining the time and… Read More

As online degree programs grow in popularity, the industry is beginning to see an increase in funding and overall success. This week, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it will develop a $20 million grant foundation to improve web-based education programs across the country. The focus will begin with online colleges, but shift… Read More

Teachers who are looking to further their careers may be able to find new opportunities at campus-based and online colleges that offer courses for working professionals. For example, The University of Wisconsin – Stout (UW-Stout) recently unveiled an E-learning and online teaching graduate certificate program, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. The program is dedicated… Read More

More working professionals who wish to advance their careers are returning to school to obtain their degrees as the number of flexible adult education programs rise. The University of Wisconsin in Whitewater (UW Whitewater) recently reported that it saw a 44 percent increase in the number of students aged 25years or older who enrolled for… Read More

As more Americans return to school to obtain a higher education, colleges are seeing a change in the ages of their students. For example, Northcentral University (NCU), an online college, recently announced that a majority of the 8,000 students attending the school are older adults. The largest demographic is between 40 and 50 years old,… Read More

The University of Oklahoma reports that of the 6,000 graduate students at the college, approximately 1,750 will pursue a master’s degree on a military base, according to The Oklahoma Daily. These students may be active-duty service members or dependents of military personnel. The degree programs are taught by professors who are flown onto military bases… Read More