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Via NPR : “ Betsy DeVos ’ Graduation Rate Mistake.” ” Via The Consumerist : “New Chairman Orders FCC To Abandon Court Defense Of Rule Limiting Prison Phone Rates.” Also via Education Week : “Under New Leadership, FCC Quashes Report on E-rate Program ’s Success.” See also: “ George Mason U Signs with Outsourcer to Train Students in Coding” via Campus Technology. The Business of Job Training.

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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. Department of State and massive open online course provider Coursera are partnering to launch Coursera for Refugees , a program to offer career training to displaced people around the world. More, via Inside Higher Ed , on various colleges’ OER initiatives. Education Politics.

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” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” The Business of Job Training and Job Placement. Scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites, and/or students receive e-mails on their school accounts recruiting them for fictitious positions. “Call for Diversity in Ed Tech Design” by Jade E.