Cheating on Chegg? Maybe Not on Its Tutoring Platform

Edsurge

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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Students, celebrities connect for tutoring

eSchool News

Students will have the chance to connect directly with celebrities in one-on-one tutoring sessions through Chegg Tutors: VIP Edition. All tutoring sessions will take place this fall through Chegg’s online tutoring platform, Chegg Tutors.

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

Edsurge

In addition to MissionU’s institutional investors, the company attracted executives and well-known names in the education industry including Chip Paucek (CEO of 2U), Dan Rosenzweig (CEO of Chegg) and Ted Dintersmith, a former investor-turned-education philanthropist. Usually, when a hot startup gets acquired by an even hotter one, the industry cheers. But reactions to this month’s announcement that MissonU has been bought by WeWork have been lukewarm, if not entirely absent.

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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.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ 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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Hack Education

” “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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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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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