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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. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “Culturally Sensitive Robots Are Here to Care for the Elderly ,” Futurism.com claims. Remember: robots for the elderly share a direct connection to MOOCs replacing higher ed.).

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” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. 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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” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. 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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” More on the policy change via IHE. ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. 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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the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. 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 “The 72 OSERS Documents Rescinded by Betsy deVos ” – by Liz Ditz.

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