Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via Edsurge : “Why the FCC ’s E-rate Makes Funding High-Speed Internet a Slow Crawl.” “The Saga of Ohio ’s Embattled E-School Is Coming to an End,” writes Education Week’s Ben Herold. Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. Times published teachers’ ratings.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “ E-Rate , Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” ” It reminded me, not of Carnegie who the article mentions, but of Gates , who initially started funding libraries – public and collective access to digital technologies – before turning to school reform and “personalized learning” efforts.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The federal government is set to release data reports designed to help measure the performance of accrediting agencies , with metrics such as the graduation rates, debt, earnings and loan repayment rates of students who attended the colleges the accreditors oversee.”