Protecting your data and privacy


Posted in: Learner News Since we first started in 2012 as a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to improving access to high quality education and supporting academic research, edX has been committed to learner data privacy. We have always strived to be transparent with you, our learners, about the lifecycle of data on edX. Today, we’re sharing…

What Does Trump’s Proposal To Cut Planned Parenthood Funds Mean?


Enlarge this image Planned Parenthood’s affiliated clinics, like this one in Chicago, provide wellness exams and comprehensive contraceptive services, as well as screenings for cancer and sexually transmitted diseases for both women and men. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Scott Olson/Getty Images Planned Parenthood’s affiliated clinics, like this one in Chicago, provide wellness…

Puerto Rico Officials Say They’re Ready for Hurricane Season, But Worries Mount


Enlarge this image Rafaela Serrano’s house in the municipality of Caguas is still roofless eight months after Hurricane Maria. Countless homes on the island remain damaged two weeks before the start of the next hurricane season. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption toggle caption Adrian Florido/NPR Rafaela Serrano’s house in the municipality of Caguas is still roofless…

Sessions Moves To Curb Immigration Judges’ Authority


Enlarge this image Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks before the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in Scottsdale, Ariz., in May 2018. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption toggle caption Ross D. Franklin/AP Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks before the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in Scottsdale, Ariz., in May 2018. Ross D.…

Judge To Decide Fate Of Civil Lawsuit Alleging Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia


Enlarge this image Roger Stone speaks to the media after appearing before the House intelligence committee in a closed-door hearing on September 26, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images Roger Stone speaks to the media after appearing before the House intelligence committee in a closed-door hearing on…

Backed By Democratic Socialists, Two Young First-Timers Win Primaries In Pittsburgh


Enlarge this image A campaign worker wears a shirt in support of Sara Innamorato outside a polling location at the Oakmont United Methodist Church in Pittsburgh. The first-time candidate declared victory over a five-term incumbent in the Democratic primary for House District 21. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images…

Host a TED-Ed Club Day event for your community


Students participating in the TED-Ed Clubs program are celebrating their TED-Ed Talks by hosting a Club Day event. TED-Ed Club Day events are informal gatherings all around the world that feature youth speakers sharing their ideas with their education community. Want to learn how to host a Club Day event? Keep reading for more details!…