As the Higher Ed Opportunity Act Turns 10, Here’s How the Landscape Has Changed


Now, with mounting college costs and loan defaults raising questions about financial security and employability in a fast-moving economy, the students of 2018 expect a return on their investment in exchange for the cost of going to college. While the same law is on the books, much has changed in the country and in the higher education sector, and HEA is long overdue for another reauthorization. Ten years ago, on August 14, 2008, President George W.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm). It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” Badges.