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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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. 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

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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. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech BusinessUsually, when a hot startup gets acquired by an even hotter one, the industry cheers.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ States Are Adopting More Computer Science Policies. Via MIT Technology Review : “ Oculus hopes its $399 headset will bring virtual reality to the masses.” ” A data breach at Chegg – more details in the data and surveillance section below. ACT is acquiring “the automated item generation” technology from MGHL Consulting.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” “The Trump Administration Just Rescinded Obama-Era Guidance on Race-Conscious Admissions Policies. ” That’s the Indiana Agriculture and Technology School , which Chalkbeat investigated earlier this year. ” Yet another story promoting “student success technology” at Georgia State University. It shaped policy.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Intercept : “These Are the Technology Firms Lining Up to Build Trump’s ‘Extreme Vetting’ Program.” ” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” Impero Software has been acquired by Investment Technology Partners which paid $36.3 I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe.

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” Via Campus Technology : “ Southern New Hampshire U to launch Competency-Based Master’s in Online Ed.” the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. ” Via Campus Technology : “ Unizin Partners with edX , Cengage.” Chegg has acquired Cogeon for $15 million. (National) Education Politics.

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