Saylor Academy Partners with Urban College of Boston to Provide Flexible and Affordable Degree Completion

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a college credit transfer partnership with Urban College of Boston. The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, co-educational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer Associate of Arts degrees in Early Childhood Education, Human Services […]

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University of Memphis’ “Finish Line” Program Expands With Saylor Academy Courses

Like many colleges and universities around the United States, the University of Memphis recognized that a segment of its student population needed additional supports and pathways to drive higher degree completion rates. One of the programs the University implemented to help address this need is the Finish Line Program, managed by their Center for Innovative […]

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A tour of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center with SSE101 students

Editor’s note: Links to more information appear at the end of this post. Destination Greenbelt José Alvarez boarded a plane in Guatemala with his aunt. His destination, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD, was nearly 3,000 miles away. Alvarez is one of nine students who attended a VIP tour of GSFC’s facilities as […]

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Access to Saylor Academy site and services for students in Cuba, Iran, and Sudan

Starting late yesterday, students visiting our site from Cuba, Iran, and Sudan will get no farther than our firewall. Due to sanctions levied by the United States government, we are currently unable to offer our education services, including discussion forums and course certificates, to students within Cuba, Iran, and Sudan. We are taking these actions […]

Read More…’s President speaking at the TransformingEDU Summit at CES 2014

This Thursday, our own Amanda Antico-Majkowski will be in Las Vegas at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as part of a TransformingEDU Summit panel on the future of education. For the panel on “The Next Edition of Digital Textbooks and Courseware”, moderated by Casey Green of Campus Computing, Amanda will be joined by leaders […]

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Release: Exams for Six Open Online Courses Recommended for College Credit

Eagle-eyed viewers of our site may already know this, but we recently set loose six new credit-recommended courses after a review by the National College Credit Recommendation Service. Full details are available in the release, which we invite you to share: So why does this matter? College affordability is an issue. Big (and even not […]

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Resource: Homeschool Commons

If you’re looking for free and open resources to use in homeschooling, Home School Commons might just have you covered. The materials skew heavily toward being openly-licensed and public domain, are organized by grade level (pre-school to college prep), license, and subject. Newcomers to the world of open educational resources will find especially useful the […]

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