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” Via The New York Times : “DeVos Abandons Plan to Allow One Company to Service Federal Student Loans.” Buzzfeed’s Molly Hensley-Clancy looks at the acquisition of EDMC – the parent company of the Art Institutes chain – by The Dream Center Foundation , a network of Christian missionary centers. Via Edsurge : “ Apple iPad Sales to Schools Jump 32%, Selling 1M Tablets in Fiscal Q3 2017.” Elsevier has acquired bepress.

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” Oh sure sure, this isn’t exactly education technology news, except for the part where Khosla invests in education technology companies and his wife founded the open education organization CK–12. Via Standard Digital : “School abandons computer lessons as tablets remains unpowered.” ” That’s the Nalekat Primary School in Kenya which has government issued tablets but no power to charge them.

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Here are the education technology companies that have raised money from ISPs. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. I’d totally forgotten that Zynga was still a thing, but apparently the company has enough money to subsidize gaming courses. Here’s a look, from Edsurge , at the company’s involvement in education, so that’s just swell.). Education Politics.

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The “pioneer in the science of learning,” as Inside Higher Ed puts it , will help the technology company with its internal training program. Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company. ” The company, which has raised some $107.4