In a modest, unassuming office in Mountain View, Calif., a small group of Khan Academy employees recently celebrated the online education platform’s 200 millionth lesson. The workspaces are simple, cluttered even, and in them, a small group of designers, computer scientists and developers are reinventing education. At the forefront is Salman Khan.
In an interview with The Daily, Khan discussed what he would do if he were the secretary of education, why GPAs don’t work and how Stanford may be the testing ground for the change education needs.
Two Stanford professors correctly predicted the electoral outcomes of all fifty states for the 2012 presidential election.
Stanford and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) engineers have created a new way for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to take photographs deep below the surface of the ocean.
New Jersey’s charter schools enjoy, on average, “larger learning gains in both reading and mathematics” than their public counterparts, according to a new Stanford survey published by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO).
CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen delivered Stanford’s sixth annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture on Wednesday night.
The Hoover Institution unwittingly displayed classified documents to the public in a collection donated by James Hitselberger, a linguist contracted by the Navy, according to an Aug. 6 affidavit filed by the FBI. The affidavit was unsealed on Nov. 5.
Booker sat down with The Daily in advance of the 2012 presidential election to discuss his predictions, the impact of Hurricane Sandy on governance and bipartisanship and the most pressing issues that will need to be addressed by the winner of the presidential election.