Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Learning.comoffers a complete online safety curriculum that provides lesson plans and activities, reporting on district E-rate compliance, and seamless integration with Google Classroom and other widely used learning platforms. PORTLAND, Ore.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Cyber attacks a serious, and under-reported, threat to Boulder Valley companies | Boulder Daily Camera → Specific to the Boulder, CO-area, but useful overview of cybersecurity trends.

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” “Modern E-Rate Puts Telephones On Hold in K–12,” Education Week reports , noting that schools are struggling to pay for phone service (still totally necessary) as well as expanded broadband. ” President Obama talked to Wired magazine about artificial intelligence, Mars, self-driving cars, Star Trek and more. ” These colleges no longer offer federal loans because of students’ high default rates. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Via The Washington Post : “ Student loan companies reach $21.6 Via IDG’s CIO magazine : “ How artificial intelligence is transforming learning.” The literacy software company has raised $14.8 The company, which according to its Crunchbase profile is a “Q&A learning platform powered by a proprietary A.I. ” Edsurge writes up the latest report from EducationSuperhighway on e-rate connectivity at public schools.

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. ” Testing, Testing… Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “These days, everyone’s talking about ‘equity,’ and now a testing company has affixed the word to a new effort. Via San Francisco Magazine : “A Kindergarten Teacher May Be Evicted from Her Mission Apartment.

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Via Education Week : “ DeVos-Backed Company Makes Questionable Claims on Autism , ADHD.” ” “Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company , Filings Show,” The New York Times reports. ” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” “Harvard Management Company to Lay Off Half Its Staff,” The Harvard Crimson reports. The company has raised $120.5

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Wheeler supported e-Rate reform and “ net neutrality.” the largest for-profit operator of online schools in the country, are calling on the company to disclose how much it spends on lobbying and advertising ,” Education Week reports. Via The New York Times : “On Campus, Trump Fans Say They Need ‘ Safe Spaces ’ ” Via New York Magazine : “Alt-Right Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Uses Campus Visit to Openly Mock a Transgender Student.”

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Via The Chicago Tribune : “ Chance the Rapper writes $1 million check to CPS as a ‘call to action’ ” “The History of the Future of E-rate ” by me. Via GeekWire : “ Amazon Education GM leaves; company says it ‘remains committed’ to K–12 technology.” An op-ed in Techcrunch by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Blame bad applicant tracking for the soft skills shortage at your company.”