The Politics of Education Technology

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Challenges to accreditation and certification and the steady drumbeat of “everyone should learn to code” are connected to politics as well as to the business of ed-tech. In February, CoSN, the Consortium for School Networking, called broadband access outside of school a “ civil right ” for students. At the end of 2016, the most pressing question is not, as a recent Edsurge headline asked , “Who Thinks Tech Makes Learning More Fun?”