Liz Gannes

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Quad Learning Raises $11M to Make College Affordable

MOOCs are revolutionary and all, but free online courses for thousands of people at a time still seems like a crazy experiment. Another edtech startup, called Quad Learning, is taking an approach that plays more within conventional systems, by offering community college courses online and then helping participating students transfer to top schools for their degrees. It has raised $11 million from investors including New Atlantic Ventures and NEA.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”