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Read Dr. Boston’s posts offering his insights into higher education, K-12 education, and technology.

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Latest AI Advances: A Quick Overview From Education to Regulation

May 23, 2024

ChatGPT and other generative AI tools are no longer “new” news. However, the interest that they unleashed in AI from a user and producer perspective continues to accelerate. In the early…

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Can You Use Generative AI to Create an AI Curriculum?

May 7, 2024

Researching and composing an article for my blog can be time-consuming. I usually block out a few hours on a slow weekday afternoon or over the weekend. After a week…

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Federal Distance Education Rules: Shades of Dolores Umbridge

May 2, 2024

I’ve been thinking about how recently proposed federal distance education rules remind me of one of the beloved Harry Potter fantasy books. The similarity relates to the fifth novel, Harry…

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Co-Intelligence: Living and Working With AI

April 24, 2024

Shortly after the announcement about ChatGPT’s open access, my emails and news feed notices about artificial intelligence (AI) increased. Some of the emails were solicitations for training, and others provided…

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The State Opportunity Index: A New Report from Strada Education…

April 19, 2024

Strada Education Network has been an innovative supporter of education initiatives since its founding in 2014. Last week, Strada Education Foundation released a new research report announcing the development of…

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Bumpy Ride Ahead: EVs and the Cost of Private Education

April 16, 2024

I find myself inundated with news from multiple sources. I subscribe to many publications, mostly online. I also watch the local and national news, usually once a day. An article…

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The Coming Wave: the Power of AI and the 21st…

April 8, 2024

Mustafa Suleyman is no stranger to Artificial Intelligence (AI). He co-founded two AI companies, DeepMind and Inflection AI. Recently, it was announced that he is leaving Inflection AI to become…

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The Evolution of U.S. Higher Education: A 380-Year History

March 28, 2024

Recently, I was honored to be asked to deliver the keynote speech at the 2024 Annual Membership Meeting of the Education Finance Council. The Education Finance Council is the national…

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March 2024 AI Update: Transformations in Education, Regulation, and Industry…

March 21, 2024

I continue to be amazed by the frequency of articles about the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) products and applications. There are far too many Generative AI or LLM products to…

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EdTech

Trends and observations about the intersection of education and technology.

Latest AI Advances: A Quick Overview From Education to Regulation

May 23, 2024
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Can You Use Generative AI to Create an AI Curriculum?

May 7, 2024
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Co-Intelligence: Living and Working With AI

April 24, 2024
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Higher Education

The evolution of higher education, from traditional, four-year programs to non-traditional, online approaches.

Can You Use Generative AI to Create an AI Curriculum?

May 7, 2024
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Federal Distance Education Rules: Shades of Dolores Umbridge

May 2, 2024
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The State Opportunity Index: A New Report from Strada Education…

April 19, 2024
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Independent Schools

The role of private and public, online universities and online programs in extending educational opportunities to underserved communities.

Private School Tuition Discounting: A Sound Business Model?

February 21, 2024
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Private School Finances: Echoes of the College Tuition Crisis

January 3, 2024
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Who Can Afford Elite Private Colleges?

August 1, 2023
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K-12

Emerging theories, practices, and outcomes in American grade schools and high schools.

Making General Education Meaningful : Definitive Analysis

November 21, 2023
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Course Sharing Benefits All Colleges & High Schools

November 10, 2023
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National Student Clearinghouse Reports | Fall 2023 Enrollments

November 9, 2023
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Miscellaneous

Dr. Boston’s reflections on emerging trends and other hard-to-categorize topics.

Knowledge Workers and AI – Implications of a Study

September 18, 2023
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7 Tips for Success – A Note From A Friend

July 19, 2023
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The AI Revolution | Are Humans Being Replaced?

July 17, 2023
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Student Persistence

New insights into why students drop out of college—and how to improve their chances of completion.

How Many of 39 Million Americans With Some College But…

April 7, 2023
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National Student Clearinghouse First Look Fall 2022 Enrollment Report

October 24, 2022
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Credit Accumulation and Completion Rates Among First Year Students

August 8, 2022
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Uncategorized

The Coming Wave: the Power of AI and the 21st…

April 8, 2024
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Workforce

How to prepare college graduates for future workforce opportunities as well as position employees for a lifetime of reskilling and upskilling.

The State Opportunity Index: A New Report from Strada Education…

April 19, 2024
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Will Underemployed College Graduates Face Career Limbo?

February 29, 2024
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Great Teachers Are Indescribable

September 25, 2023
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Higher Education

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K-12

Student Persistence

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