Cheating on Chegg? Maybe Not on Its Tutoring Platform

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That’s an example of a request that can be found on online tutoring services like Chegg, as shared by a senior data scientist at the company, Sanghamitra Deb. Yet this is the kind of “help” that Chegg’s tutoring service can sometimes be used for. Among the services that the publicly-traded digital education company offers is Chegg Tutors, which matches students with tutors who help them one-on-one in a variety of subjects, such as physics and French.

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With No Study Buddies, More College Students Turn to Cheating

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Joseph Ching, a junior at Purdue University, says many of his professors have warned students not to use sites like Chegg, where students are posting homework and quiz questions and getting answers from tutors. I reached out to Chegg, and sure enough, business there is booming.

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

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At about the same time, though, Rutgers officials sent out an email to all faculty at the university, warning about Course Hero and another service, Chegg, where students were posting faculty tests and exams without permission. “We And he said the company’s policies mean that they have to be the ones to make sure the site isn’t being abused. One of the other giants of the study-aid world, Chegg, has also come under criticism by professors. Rutgers professor Kristen S.

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Course Hero Adds $70 Million to Series B Fundraise

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Many of its services are similar to those offered by Chegg, a publicly traded education company that has also seen a meteoric growth in usage and revenue since the pandemic hit. When Course Hero raised $10 million in early February, the amount seemed curiously small for $1.1

The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Edtech

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Not all established edtech products are compliant with policies that protect students with disabilities, which is causing schools extra grief during the pandemic, Krull says: “For newer edtech companies trying to get into districts, that would be a good thing to have high on their list. College students are turning to digital tutoring platforms like Chegg and online course providers like Coursera, both of which have performed well over the last few months.

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Students, celebrities connect for tutoring

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Students will have the chance to connect directly with celebrities in one-on-one tutoring sessions through Chegg Tutors: VIP Edition. The program allows high school and college students to apply for one-on-one online, video tutoring sessions with one of Chegg’s participating entertainers, athletes, business or political leaders and gives the participating celebrities a powerful outlet to positively influence students. A panel of Chegg employees will select the final winners.

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Move over 401(k)s — this new perk is helping millennials pay off college loans

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Its clients include Fidelity and Chegg. Those who are defaulting on loans are also not likely to be the employees of financial investment companies, consulting firms or other large companies, said Alexander Holt, an education policy analyst at New America. Alanda Povroznik, at head of table, works for a company that, as a benefit, will soon be helping her repay her college loans. Photo: Powertex.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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“ States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. ” A data breach at Chegg – more details in the data and surveillance section below. Via Techcrunch : “ Chegg resets 40 million user passwords after data breach.” 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.

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” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. It shaped policy. Chegg has acquired the flashcard app StudyBlue for $20.8 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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” More on the policy change via IHE. ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” And what a fine bunch. Via ProPublica : “DeVos Pick to Head Civil Rights Office Once Said She Faced Discrimination for Being White.”

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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.” I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. Chegg has acquired Cogeon for $15 million. (National) Education Politics. “Assessing Betsy DeVos ’ Rollback on Disability Rights ” by Pacific Standard’s David Perry. “The 72 OSERS Documents Rescinded by Betsy deVos ” – by Liz Ditz.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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And certainly the expectation of many ed-tech products (and increasingly school policy) is that parents will do just this — participate in the incessant monitoring of student data. Kno was headed by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of the textbook rental company Chegg, and the tablet was aimed at the college market. The book packaged the ideas he’d developed during his time in the Blair Administration and at McKinsey & Company on how to successfully manage policy reform efforts.