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  • Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm

    Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm
    Barbara Dreyer, the chief executive officer and co-founder of an online educational business that served students who were not in traditional classrooms, died of breast cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 59.
  • Juilliard and Connections Academy partner for online learning

    Juilliard and Connections Academy partner for online learning
    Online education is a hot trend at the moment. But within that trend, there's an increasingly hotter sub-trend: online music education. Baltimore's Connections Academy, one of the bigger players in online K-12 education in the country, today announced...

    Making Connections: The rise of an education tech startup

    Making Connections: The rise of an education tech startup
    The Baltimore-Washington corridor is an economic powerhouse in many areas -- federal contracting, anyone? -- but it may soon become known as the nexus of another, growing industry: online education. The $400 million purchase of a local education...

    Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook tablets

    Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook tablets
    Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, sending its shares up about 8 percent in early trading. The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace...

    Borders Announces Liquidation, Closing 400 Stores

    Borders Announces Liquidation, Closing 400 Stores
    NEW YORK -- Borders, the second-largest U.S. bookstore chain, said it has canceled an upcoming bankruptcy auction and will close its doors for good. The company said in a statement Monday it was unable to find a buyer willing to keep it in operation...