You may have seen the recent 60 Minutes piece about innovator Salman Khan and hisKhan Academy, the online site dedicated to providing a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. . He shares his vision about an education free of state mandates and lengthy lectures in his just released the book One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined, and he joins Ann Thompson on the phone to discuss his successes thus far, and what will be coming next.
Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he wants Ohio's public universities to do more to capitalize on the results of their research work. That's something Miami University started several years ago on their own and other schools are getting on board too.
The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force is recommending expanding college entrepreneurial programs; fostering stronger links between research universities and the business sector; and eliminating intellectual property barriers that can deter universities and and companies from partnering.
With the importance and high cost of attending college these days, families have to do their homework and develop a plan long before their kids are close to high school graduation. Choosing the right school, deciphering the admissions process and figuring out financing can seem overwhelming.
Join us Thursday morning September 20 at as we discuss ways students and their parents can best prepare for college. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU.