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NCSI Social Impact News

February 2018

December 2017

February 2018

AI For Social Impact

By | February 5th, 2018|

Gaelle Marcel Is AI moving in the right direction? When talking about algorithms, a positive social impact isn’t usually the first topic of conversation. However, technology can be an incredible way to improve various [...]

December 2017

December 2017

February 2018

More students are taking on crippling debt they can’t repay—it’s time for higher education to share the risks

By | February 19th, 2018|

Student loan debt—at almost $1.4 trillion in outstanding federal loans—has ballooned into the largest source of consumer debt after housing. An increase in student debt alone shouldn’t sound alarm bells, but debt that can’t [...]

December 2017

November 2017

December 2017

Pearson Drops Wall Street English Business for $300M

By | December 1st, 2017|

(NOT) OCCUPYING WALL STREET: Pearson, a major textbook publisher and education group, has sold off its Wall Street English business to Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital for $300 million. And according to Reuters, [...]

December 2017

Is the Skills Gap Real?

By | December 5th, 2017|

There aren’t many political issues Americans can find consensus on these days and perhaps not surprisingly the skills gap has become one of them. I liken the debate between workforce development leaders, educators, economists, [...]