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Eric Holcomb says Indiana ’s low-rated online charter schools need ‘immediate attention and action’ ” Via Motherboard : “Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance.” “As lawsuits mount over access to learning technologies for people with disabilities , universities consider banding together to share accessibility reviews of vendor products,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” DeVos visited my hometown of Casper, Wyoming to give this speech where she spoke at the Woods Learning Center. The accreditor: the Higher Learning Commission. Via The CBC : “Toronto man ‘angry’ after learning his $8,100 master’s degree that required no exams or academic work is fake.” ” According to WCET , “Developing Effective Courses Using Adaptive Learning Begins with Proper Alignment.”

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In addition to the anti-First Amendment supporter Thiel, Jackson also name-dropped her connections to David Horowitz , a long-time advocate for silencing left-learning professors on campus, in order to get her job. Via The New York Times Magazine : “What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn.” ” “One Standardized Tests Provider Looks to Gaming and Personalized Learning to Innovate Exams” – Edsurge on ETS.

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. ” The charter school, which is closing it doors, is the Merit Preparatory Charter School , run by “personalized learning” charter chain Matchbook Learning. Via The 74 : “ Montessori Was the Original Personalized Learning. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “New Law Nixing Broadband Privacy Protections Stirs K–12 Fears.” ” Via the BBC : “News that a high school student wrote nothing but #BlackLivesMatter on his personal statement in an application to California’s Stanford University – and got in – has been raising some eyebrows.” ” Via Ars Technica : “ Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students.”

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” Via Education Week : “ FCC Revokes Decision Allowing Companies to Provide Low-Income Families With Subsidized Broadband.” Technology is transforming education, with personalised learning at the heart of the curriculum. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Pearson , after spending hundreds of millions of dollars on learning management systems , is leaving the market as the company seeks to restructure itself and boost its profits.” Education Politics.

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