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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.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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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. They are in charge of their learning,” said Hayden. “We

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

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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. The library is old — and it kind of stinks. Student Voices. What do kids really think about school?

A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

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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.

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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).

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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. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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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.