Advocacy Group to DOJ: Cengage-McGraw Hill Merger Could Create a ‘Platform Monopoly’ in Education

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An open-access advocacy group on Wednesday sent a formal filing to the U.S. Leaders of the two companies have, in fact, publicly stated that they plan to create an unlimited subscription service that would combine all of both company’s digital titles if the merger is allowed to proceed.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam is a California Benefit Corporation , dedicated to effecting positive change in schools, and currently supporting a number of advocacy programs including the Our Voice Academy and the nonprofit Student Voice Foundation.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

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The company, which is based in Oakland, counts LinkedIn and PathSource among its competitors. They are a collection of all the documents the company has compiled on a single scientific concept. Cognitive ToyBox This company ’s CEO, Tammy Kwan, said its touch-screen games focused on early childhood assessment can help teachers uncover insights about their students. It hopes to run the service in all 50 states by 2020. It hopes to open its doors to students in fall 2020.

Mission (Almost) Accomplished: Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Prepares to Sunset

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He’d spent his career building and selling companies in various industries, including finance, telecommunications, software and consumer retail. Drawing on what he knew best, Marwell ran his nonprofit with the urgency, pacing and risk-taking that is more typical of for-profit companies.

Betsy DeVos on Teacher Vouchers, Walkouts and Being Clickbait

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Private companies and donors would contribute to the fund and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit in return. Left unsaid: The 2020 federal budget proposal that would cut $8.8 Do you support them in that advocacy as well?”

Notes from the UNI Education Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Could we take the billions of dollars that are going to testing companies and put it into rich, developmental pre-K? 2020 = 125,000; 2040 = 185,000+. 2020 = 75,000; 2040 = 110,000+. 2020 = 11,000; 2040 = 13,000.

What’s school without grade levels?

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By the fall of 2020, all Northern Cass students will plot their own academic courses to high school graduation, while sticking with same-age peers for things like gym class and field trips.

With Unfilled Jobs, Businesses Push Rural Residents Toward College

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It’s that fewer than one in five adults in the entire surrounding Humphreys County have at least an associate degree, according to census data analyzed by the nonprofit advocacy organization Complete Tennessee. When the Chemours chemical plant in New Johnsonville, Tenn.,

Hack Education Weekly News

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” The Black Alliance for Educational Options , a charter school advocacy group, announced it will cease operations at the end of the year. No disclosure in this or its Class Central article that it shares investors with these MOOC companies.). From the Coursera blog : “Building India ’s Workforce for 2020.” the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools.

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Via Education Week : “The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled.” Here’s the latest one for the Class of 2020. 21% of the staff were laid off from the company, which has raised $12.35 Education Politics.

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Via GeekWire : “ Amazon Education GM leaves; company says it ‘remains committed’ to K–12 technology.” An op-ed in Techcrunch by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Blame bad applicant tracking for the soft skills shortage at your company.” Techcrunch profiles a tutoring company : “Tutoring startup Toot launches into twin policy storms around education and immigration.” to 2020, to Reach $1.83