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For Post-Pandemic Online Tutoring to Work, Educators Must Address Personalization & Scale

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Paper’s Online Tutoring Solution rocketed as educators looked for solutions to shore up the learning loss from the pandemic. Paper, a virtual tutoring company, provides an Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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For Post-Pandemic Online Tutoring to Work, Educators Must Address Personalization & Scale
December 22, 2022

Paper’s Online Tutoring Solution rocketed as educators looked for solutions to shore up the learning loss from the pandemic. Paper, a virtual tutoring company, provides an enticing hook: high-quality support for students at a lower price point. Many education systems took the bait, using COVID relief funds to provide students with 24/7 access to on-demand […]

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Tutor.com Has Delivered 20 Million Online Tutoring Sessions
February 2, 2021

Tutor.com™, one of the nation’s largest online tutoring companies, has reached an impressive milestone: 20 million one-to-one tutoring sessions—and counting. Nearly two million of those 20 million sessions were delivered in 2020—a year in which Tutor.com met record-breaking demand for its services. At peak times, Tutor.com was delivering 7,500 tutoring sessions a day. Overall, 2020 […]

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