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In dark days of coronavirus, acts of generosity can restore students’ faith in higher education and each other

The Hechinger Report

These institutions are helping students find cost-free ways to leave campus, keeping dorms open for those who don’t have other options or identifying ways to enable less-wired students who can’t access online learning to still finish out the semester. Meanwhile, cultural institutions are relaxing rules and paywalls to offer much-needed diversion, like free streaming of Broadway musicals and plays, operas, online art programs and free downloads of books from public libraries.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Their changed view — and that of others who shunned Rogers and now want in — is driven by what seems to be a magic educational elixir: personalized learning. Philanthropists, state education officials, reform advocates — even charter school leaders — are examining personalized learning. But personalized learning raises big questions about educational equity. Future of Learning. Dan D.


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STUDENT VOICES: If I weren’t here I’d probably be dead

The Hechinger Report

A photojournalist, she’s at work on an oral history book project, interviewing scores of public school students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, across the country. Then, my counselor talked to me a little bit, and she transferred me out to engineering since I told her that I liked learning how things work and designing things. The library is old — and it kind of stinks. K-12 News Graduation and dropouts online learning Race Rural schools Solutions teachers

A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

The Hechinger Report

What you learn in a regular high school in a year, you could learn here in six months.”. Like many alternative schools, The Charter School of San Diego allows students behind on credits to complete courses online at an accelerated pace. While credit recovery is one of the fastest-growing fields in online education, many programs are little more than diploma mills hastening students through the curriculum with insufficient support.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

April 20th - May 4th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. The conference will be held entirely online and is free to attend.

Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 2

Bryan Alexander

Alumni were worried that large pools of enrolled online students would dilute brands that had been carefully built over a hundred years.(1202). Miscellaneous notes: DeMillo sees for-pay assessment as solving the MOOC dropout problem (1253). We reach further back in history here, following the track of DeMillo’s previous book Abelard To Apple. Another online learning antecedent/alternative appears: Columbia Video Network (1186).


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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. Eliot The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. National Library Week. Library 2.0


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Facebook , an Online Learning Platform?” (National) Education Politics.