The messy reality of personalized learning

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For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention. The same was true at the affluent, predominantly white Barrington Middle School, which will soon move into a $68 million building fitted with a robotics lab. K-12 News Data and research Graduation and dropouts online learning Personalized Learning

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors , Advocacy Group Says.” How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Edsurge : “ Robots Won’t Replace Instructors , 2 Penn State Educators Argue. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. ” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “When the Teaching Assistant Is a Robot.” Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Robots hate the Common Core. Education Politics.

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“ Is higher ed creating the next dropout factories? It’s building this little web that turns the user into a mostly passive consumer of mostly western corporate content,” says Ellery Biddle, Global Voices’ advocacy director. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. From the Raspberry Pi blog : “IoT Sleepbuddy, the robotic babysitter.” (National) Education Politics. “Who Is Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks New York Magazine.

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