Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? Overall, the rise of online learning — from MOOCs to Khan Academy — makes “blended” learning that combines computer and live instruction feel normal to students. Dan D.

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Via Campus Technology : “Digital credentials company Credly is adopting the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL), a common markup language designed to improve discoverability of certifications, badges and other verified achievements. MOOCs are out. Performance on PISA Decline Because of Common Core?

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ School offers ‘incentives’ to get kids to take Common Core standardized test.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” An op-ed in Forbes by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Make Online Education Great (For The First Time).”

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“Trump Taps Common-Core Foe Mick Zais for No. Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below. (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 29th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass , Join Common Sense Education for a webinar to celebrate the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass.

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