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Two school districts in two states are scaling back their use of the Facebook -built Summit Public Schools ’ learning management system. Via Wired : “ Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A call to rebrand MOOCs , from Edsurge. McRaven is stepping down as chancellor of the University of Texas System. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Via Motherboard : “The FCC ’s New Broadband Map Paints an Irresponsibly Inaccurate Picture of American Broadband.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOC news is now much more often “job training” news, so there’s more on MOOCs in that section below. ” That is, the closure of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning.

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Paul School System.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Vive la MOOC révolution. ” “Orphan MOOCs and the Digital Dark Ages” by Jeffrey Pomerantz in Hybrid Pedagogy. “ University of California president Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday that she wants the system to explore ways to guarantee admission to academically eligible students in the state’s community colleges ,” says Inside Higher Ed.

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Via Education Week : “ FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOCMOOCs. “Learning Creative Learning: It’s not a MOOC , it’s a community,” says the MIT Media Lab. “A Proposal to Put the ‘M’ Back in MOOCs ” – an op-ed by Class Central ’s Dhawal Shah in Edsurge. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” Via Mother Jones : “How the Justice Department Is Trying to Dismantle Georgia ’s Segregated Special-Education System.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Via WaPo : “Study: Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies.

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Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “New Law Nixing Broadband Privacy Protections Stirs K–12 Fears.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “ Coursera now offers free trials for most Specializations.” ” Via Ars Technica : “ Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Remember MOOCs? Education Politics.

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“Higher education and library associations called on the Federal Communications Commission Thursday to uphold Obama-era rules requiring broadband providers to treat all traffic on the internet equally,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via The New York Times : “ Arizona Summit Law school, a troubled for-profit institution owned by the InfiLaw System, has been placed on probation by its accrediting body, the American Bar Association.” Education Politics.

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” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “A bill backed by President Trump and announced Wednesday aims to reduce overall legal immigration by half while putting in place a new points-based system for applicants for employment-based green cards that would privilege graduates of American universities.”

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” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). And I’m not sure if Udacity now better fits here in this for-profit higher ed section, but there’s news about it in the MOOC section above. Via abc.net.au : “ Queensland children as young as four will learn coding and robotics as a compulsory part of their education from next year.” ” “ Robot Takeover of Higher Ed Hits a Snag,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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Department of Education Announces Requirements for New Federal Loan Servicing System.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “When the Teaching Assistant Is a Robot.” Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Providers Will Need Permission to Collect Private Data.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of North Carolina system Board of Governors voted 24 to 3, with one abstention, Friday to bar litigation by the UNC Chapel Hill School of Law’s Center for Civil Rights. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ California Should Watch Arkansas Process for Creating New Online Institution,” says Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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“ FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids,” says Wired. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Key Data Systems has acquired Progress Testing. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The British government releases the results … of its new three-tiered rating system of teaching quality at universities.” Via Buzzfeed : “ Betsy DeVos Picked A Student Loan CEO To Run The Student Loan System.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via Education Week : “ Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “A Pennsylvania judge has banned fraternity Pi Delta Psi from the state for a decade, a punishment for a hazing death in 2013, and an unprecedented step likely to rock the national Greek system.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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I really like the part where she compares those who defend the current education system to “flat-earthers.” Via Edsurge : “Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending.” Keeps Obama Plan to Streamline Loan System.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Slate : “ The New Diploma Mills.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. The Trump Budget.

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Curating the Best Content for Learning , Spending on education technology is now in the tens of billions dollars as schools push for broadband, computer labs, and 1-to-1 tablets. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update March 18th All of life is a constant education.