Some Professors Fight Study-Help Sites. Other Professors Now Use Them.

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Soon someone from the company reached out to her to offer her full access to the site for free, which costs students either $39.95 The company invited her on an all-expense-paid trip to its annual conference on teaching at its headquarters in San Francisco. Rutgers professor Kristen S.

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Acquisition Autopsy: Details—and Questions—Behind MissionU’s $4M Sale to WeWork

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Two years ago, the “college-alternative” company launched to glowing coverage on TV shows, raised $11.5 A company’s closure naturally raises question about the viability of its ideas and business model. Fast Company, which broke the story , reported that the acquisition was an all-stock deal. According to financial documents obtained by EdSurge, that stock is valued at roughly $4 million, based on WeWork’s most recent equity fundraise—a $4.4

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software.

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” Via The Hechinger Report : “Documenting Maine ’s failure to implement proficiency-based education.” Doesn’t look like the company has anyone to take his place yet. Instead, the company handed him a $90 million exit package, paid in installments of about $2 million a month for four years, said two people with knowledge of the terms.” It’s a rot at the very core of the company’s leadership team.

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Via Buzzfeed : “The FDA Made A Surprise Visit To Juul Labs , Seizing ‘Over A Thousand Pages Of Documents’ ” Juul sells e-cigarettes to teens. ” Via Education Week : “Security Companies Sell School ‘Hardening’ as Mass-Shooting Solution.” ” Via MyNDNow.com : “ Iowa company donates AR–15s to be placed in Bismarck schools.” The language learning company has raised $12.5

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Via The Wall Street Journal : “ California plans to sue one of the nation’s largest student loan companies.” The audit found several weaknesses, with concerns that revolved around inadequate supporting documents accreditors present to the department – a process the inspector general said is subject to ‘cherry-picking’ by the agencies.” Chegg has acquired the flashcard app StudyBlue for $20.8

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