New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.

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Indeed, last week saw the launch of “ Ban Facial Recognition on Campus ,” a nationwide campaign from the nonprofit advocacy organizations Fight for the Future and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. These advocacy efforts in K-12 schools, she adds, may have influenced the new college campaign.

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.

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Nearly all American classrooms can now connect to high-speed internet, effectively closing the “connectivity divide”

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EducationSuperHighway wanted 99 percent of students to have that level of bandwidth by 2020. The early finish hasn’t changed the organization’s planned closing date of August 2020. EducationSuperHighway’s advocacy supported the district’s efforts perfectly.

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.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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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.

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.

As jobs grow hard to fill, businesses join the drive to push rural residents toward college

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It’s that fewer than one in five of 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.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

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Manheim Central School District (PA) Superintendent Dr. Peter Aiken said they partnered with a company to educate their staff about email threats. The company periodically sends phishing tests to staff; those that get caught clicking on the emails are given remedial lessons.

Notes from the UNI Education Summit

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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.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s

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.,

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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She will host the first ever OGC Global Summit for Future Ready Education in Australia, July 2020. I used to work in cafes and restaurants and in 2005 me and friend of mine set up this company with social responsibility.

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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