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Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

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Pearson CEO John Fallon recently met with a group of reporters at Education Week’ s offices and spoke about his company’s business strategies and record, and offered a defense against some of its detractors’ claims. We would say that an assessment should be only one measure of progress.

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University of Texas at Austin , related to features unique to that university,“ Inside Higher Ed reports. ” As Vox reports, “The Court announced Thursday that it was unable to reach a decision in the case United States v. The company behind the ACT on Wednesday announced plans for a Center for Equity in Learning, which will focus on helping underserved students succeed in college and the work force.” ” asks The Hechinger Report.

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Nikki Haley of South Carolina has signed into law a measure that requires the state’s public colleges and universities to publish reports of conduct violations involving alcohol, drugs, sexual assault, and hazing at fraternities and sororities.” ” Here are some reading suggestions from ProPublica : “The Absolute Best, Most Terrific Reporting on Trump University.” “ Columbia Drops SAT Subject Tests Requirement,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

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Here are some reports from her travels: Via Chalkbeat : “What is Betsy DeVos ’s ‘rethink school’ initiative all about? ” DeVos visited my hometown of Casper, Wyoming to give this speech where she spoke at the Woods Learning Center. ” Via the AP : “School at Cook County Jail reported phony attendance numbers.” in August has released an assessment on the university’s response and what it could have done better.

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” In other Department of Education bureaucratic nightmares, “Dozens of Colleges’ Upward Bound Applications Are Denied for Failing to Dot Every I,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. The NAACP endorses OER. Via the BBC : “University staff from EU countries should be guaranteed a right to stay and work in the UK after Brexit to avoid a ‘damaging brain drain’, says a report from MPs.” MarcoPolo Learning has raised $8.5