PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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The annual “Rethinking College” series takes a critical look at how higher education is evolving to provide a better post-secondary learning experience, especially for people in underserved communities with underrepresented populations. A thought-provoking documentary about how families, educators and leaders in diverse rural communities are working to get their youngest children on track toward graduating from high school in 2027.

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality. Thoughts on how this might effect education from Inside Higher Ed , from NPR , from Internet2 (via Bryan Alexander), from The Washington Post , and from Edsurge.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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Assuming Pew’s trends continue at the current rate, by the year 2027, nearly 1 in 3 American adults will transition to online platforms to support themselves with on-demand gig work. ” MOOC startups like Udacity and Coursera have also rebranded to target this particular post-secondary technical training market. This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. One of education technologies’s greatest luminaries passed away this year.