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Codecademy started as a Columbia University programming club — now a reported 45 million people use the site to learn how to code for cheap

Codecademy teaches students around the world how to code, from perfecting Python and Java to learning HTML and CSS.

This free online Harvard course on family engagement in education has enrolled more than 80,000 people as millions of students turn to remote learning...

"Introduction to Family Engagement in Education" teaches best practices for caregivers at home to support student success with remote learning.

Rype offers students one-on-one video language lessons via Skype — but it’s a pricier and less flexible option than other language-learnin...

Rype offers dedicated one-on-one video lessons for language learning and is ideal for users who learn best through a conversational approach.

Memrise is an ideal tool for picking up casual conversational skills in 23 languages — right now you can get a premium subscription for 50% off

Memrise is especially helpful for its conversational approach to learning languages and its ability to tailor lessons to speakers of several native languages.
A boy with a machine gun during celebrations marking Day of the Russian Airborne Troops, on August 2, 2019.

Putin pushes war history and patriotism in schools as he continues his campaign to militarize Russian youth

New amendments to the education law also include a provision that would let Putin extend his rule until 2036.
K-12 students have been educated online since March, and parents fear they are falling behind.

Wealthy parents are paying to have their kids homeschooled by professionals for up to 5 hours a day, and it shows how the pandemic is widening the gap...

Afraid that COVID-19 school shutdowns will make their kids fall behind, some rich parents are paying up to $60 an hour for professional homeschooling.
Mark Lua, a former English teacher at Booker T. Washington High School, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison, followed by 15 years of probation, after he pleaded guilty to an array of sex offenses involving his students.

A Florida teacher convicted of multiple sex crimes involving students begged a judge for castration instead of prison time

Mark Lua, 32, pleaded guilty to the sex offenses last year. Last week, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

6 places to take free and affordable classes online, on everything from programming to photography

Looking to pick up a new skill in 2020 or add some instruction to a hobby? Check out six of the most popular places for learning online.

Udemy’s most popular online courses range from coding bootcamps to photography lessons — and most are under $15 for new users right now

Udemy has thousands of students across the globe taking online classes from data science, marketing, and photography to an entire MBA in one course.

Popular NYU professor Scott Galloway has a new course on business strategy anyone can sign up to take — I took away MBA-like insights for way le...

I took Scott Galloway's business strategy course online, and it gave me some great MBA insights for a fraction of the price I would have had to pay.