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“ States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. “ Learning Engineers Inch Toward the Spotlight,” Inside Higher Ed claims. ” A data breach at Chegg – more details in the data and surveillance section below. “Learning Designers will have to adapt or die. ” And I guess there’s a new “learn to code” initiative from Facebook, too, called CodeFWD. million from Naspers and Learn Capital.

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” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Pearson today signaled an increased focus on artificial intelligence and personalized learning with the appointment of former Intel executive Milena Marinova.” It shaped policy. Chegg has acquired the flashcard app StudyBlue for $20.8 This article on personalized learning has graphs so it must be true.

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” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” ” The New York Times on “ mastery based learning ” : “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.” ISTE has hired Joseph South as its Chief Learning Officer. Via the Coursera blog : “What’s Next in Employee Learning: Virtual Reality.”

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Learning Creative Learning: It’s not a MOOC , it’s a community,” says the MIT Media Lab. the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. And in Edsurge, Amber Oliver and Michael Horn write , “Without the Right Curriculum , Personalized Learning Is Just Another Fad.” Chatterbug is a language learning startup. ” It uses “machine learning.”).

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