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Via Education Week : “ E-Rate , Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” ” It reminded me, not of Carnegie who the article mentions, but of Gates , who initially started funding libraries – public and collective access to digital technologies – before turning to school reform and “personalized learning” efforts.

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Wheeler supported e-Rate reform and “ net neutrality.” The BBC reports that “ Cuba signs deal for faster internet access to Google content.” Campus Technology reports that “ Elsevier Debuts Metrics Tracking Journal Performance.” ” Meanwhile, “ Germany -wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access,” according to BoingBoing. The Trump Administration.

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Inside Higher Ed has more details on the University of California Berkeley ’s announcement that they’ll remove free online content rather than comply with a Justice Department demand to make it accessible to those with disabilities. Under current law, student veterans affected by an accreditor shutdown immediately lose access to their GI Bill benefits, including housing.” “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports.

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. The program will focus on nonprofits that help refugees, which will be able to apply for fee waivers to access the Coursera course catalog.” Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. Education Politics. I watched the results roll in from the Brexit referendum last night with great, great sadness.