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THE DEATH OF THE CLASSROOM AS WE KNOW IT: The classroom of today has changed little since the Industrial Revolution. The time for a new approach, experts say, is now since the static mode of learning is obsolete. Online learning and other tools are making active learning a reality.  Read more

WHY MAIN STREET ISN’T HIRING: Hiring plans have faded, suggesting weaker job creation ahead, according to the latest small biz sentiment index. And citing Friday’s jobs report, few small employers see the next six months as a good time to expand. Inside the uneven recovery on Main St., where worries loom large including health-care costs, minimum wage and the mid-term elections. Read more 

A BIGGER HIGHER ED BUBBLE THAN STUDENT LOANS: The real story of the American higher-education bubble has little to do with individual students and their debts or employment problems. The most important part of the college bubble story—the one we will witness in the next 25 years—concerns the impending financial collapse of numerous private colleges and universities as learning goes virtual. Read more

STOCKS CLOSE MIXED AHEAD OF DATA; GEOPOLITICS IN BACKSEAT: Read more

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Business Latest: Death of the classroom?

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