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” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. The for-profit Charlotte School of Law says it might get its access to federal financial aid restored. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.”

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” The lawsuit contends that the publisher is “ predatory ” because it charges scholars to have their work published in open-access journals. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier.

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. (National) Education Politics. Via Pacific Standard : “Government Watchdog Will Investigate Trump Administration on Civil Rights.”

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” Via The San Jose Mercury News : “In a direct challenge to California ’s landmark law guaranteeing public access to beaches, Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla on Thursday filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that he should not be required to allow public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County.”