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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. The only other media attending the event would be a national crew from ABC.” There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below, perhaps prompting another question that Edsurge doesn’t think to ask: “How viable are these companies that are being used to outsource and privatize online higher education?”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. There’s an article in the venture philanthropy section below about how private student loans are being pitched as “impact investing.” “PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More news about a data breach at a testing company in the infosec section below.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” The sale of the Apollo Education Group , parent company of the University of Phoenix , has been finalized. See her article on Betsy DeVos in the politics section above.). Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Student loan company SoFi will acquire Zenbanx. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” The financial services company has raised $8.9 Edtech Companies?”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via the AP: “A new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania ’s attorney general says the nation’s largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars.” ” The largest student loan company is Navient. ” (The narrative structure of these sorts of articles is always the same: crisis occurs; tech will save the day. “ No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” (I’m including this here because all of these entities – Kushner’s family, the companies he received loans from – have education investments too.). ” (Learndirect is a job training company that has a major contract with the UK government.). ” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Lots of reporting on various court filings in the Trump University case, particularly those about the company’s “ playbooks ” detailing how former employees sold its course packages, targeting vulnerable populations. City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. The company has raised $10.35

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