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“Trump Taps Common-Core Foe Mick Zais for No. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Politico : Western Governors University , “the nation’s leading provider of competency-based educatio n – which the Education Department’s independent watchdog last month said violated federal student aid rules – is expanding into North Carolina.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” “ Faculty members at Purdue University took a strong stance Thursday against last week’s unorthodox acquisition of Kaplan University, passing a University Senate resolution calling the deal a violation of common-sense educational practice and respect for Purdue faculty,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Not sure why this is called a MOOC. Education Politics.

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Via Education Week : “New Test Pitched As Alternative to Common Core-Focused High School Exams.” has been making its way through the conservative blogosphere,” writes Catherine Gewertz, “which is pitching it as a tool for families who don’t want their children taking college admissions tests that reflect the Common Core State Standards.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Education Politics.

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