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Wonder Workshop (robotics) – $41 million. Robotics , with ~ $99 million in funding. Or one could look at ed-tech companies that laid off staff: the coding bootcamp Galvanize , the analytics company Civitas Learning , the learning management system Schoology , MOOC provider Coursera , the education giant Pearson , for example.

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Trump Administration Will Rescind Obama-Era Guidelines on Race-Conscious Admissions.” Via NPR : “‘Access to Literacy ’ Is Not a Constitutional Right , Judge in Detroit Rules.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). In related MOOC news, there's more on “ nanodegrees ” in the “credentialing” section below. “ Online tutoring by students raises access fears,” says the Times Higher Education.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Research finds there’s a " global achievement gap in MOOCs. Via Campus Technology : “ Harvard Tailoring the MOOC Experience With Adaptive Learning.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Bill Fitzgerald : “Accessible tips for people to protect their privacy.”

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Edsurge points to new guidelines for education companies participating in Y Combinator ’s startup accelerator program. ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “When the Teaching Assistant Is a Robot.” Blackboard has acquired Fronteer , a software company that helps make course materials accessible. Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

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Via The New York Times : “ Trump Drops Defense of Obama Guidelines on Transgender Students.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Should Online Courses Go Through ‘Beta Testing’?” NPR on MOOC Micromasters. Via Education Week’s Market Brief : “ Amazon Joins With Purchasing Group to Give Schools Access to Online Marketplace.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.