Making Universal Education Truly Universal

Jamie Alexandre is a PhD Candidate in Cognitive Science at UC San Diego, and co-founder of several educational technology platforms, including thisCourse, ESL Genie, and KA Lite. More recently, he has been grateful for the chance to bring these two passions together, leveraging technological solutions to improve global access to learning opportunities, especially within disadvantaged and isolated communities. Through his work with an inspiring team at the Foundation for Learning Equality, Jamie hopes to help bring the online learning revolution to the 65% of the world that is still offline.

Making Higher Education More Affordable for the Middle Class

In his weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.