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Tasmiha Khan.

I had to turn down acceptances at Yale, Columbia, and Johns Hopkins because I can’t take on interest-bearing loans — and I’m just on...

"I follow the religious mandate from the Quran of staying away from interest. So when it came to paying for school I had few options."
Coursera makes it easy to learn something new.

13 popular online courses that people enroll in and actually finish, according to Coursera

Looking to learn something new? Coursera shared with us a list of the most popular Coursera courses based on enrollment and completion rates.
A DC school accidentally handed over the wrong 8-year-old to a child-welfare worker last month.

A DC elementary school accidentally gave the wrong second-grader to a child-welfare worker

A child-welfare worker arrived at an elementary school last month to pick up a young student. The school brought out the wrong 8-year-old.

United is starting its own flight school to help recruit 10,000 new pilots amid global shortage

The airline said it expects to accomplish this within the next decade, while its regional partners could hire as many as double that.
Two were killed and other was injured during a shooting at a residence hall at Texas A&M University.

2 women were killed and a toddler was wounded in a shooting at a Texas A&M University residence hall in Commerce, Texas

Police have not yet said whether a suspect is in custody after a shooting at the Pride Rock Residence Hall at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Udemy's New Year's Sale is a great way to pick up a new skill for 2020.

Online learning platform Udemy is discounting all kinds of courses right now, from Python programming to digital marketing

If your New Year's resolution was to learn a new skill, Udemy is a great place to start. Right now, courses like Python programming are under $30.
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Senate Republicans about healthcare in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. Trump is flanked by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

There’s a popular betting website that shows the likelihood of political events — here’s what it says about Trump’s impeachmen...

On the website PredictIt, people can place bets with real US dollars on big political events — including Trump's impeachment hearings.
Lego Education's Spike Prime is a new STEAM learning tool that lets students use computer coding to program Lego bricks and components to perform a variety of functions.

Lego makes STEAM education fun with Spike Prime, a learning tool that combines Lego bricks with computer programming

Lego latest education-focused toy combines its trademark bricks with computer programming. Here's how this STEAM-based teaching tool works.
Italki's language-learning platform includes teacher-led video lessons and user discussion forums.

I signed up for an Italki account to see why it’s a leading platform for online language learning — here’s how it works

Italki is an online language learning platform that uses a different strategy than apps that just use gamification to teach languages to its users.
Longwood High School students.

Black students say a teacher compared them to monkeys in front of their classmates. Now their parents are suing.

The parents of four black high school students in New York are planning to file a $12 million lawsuit against the district.