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

Doug Levin

“I’m slightly wary of building a Google data profile of a young child,” says @ashleyrcarman @verge [link]. Tagged on: March 19, 2017 The Top 10: Student Privacy News (Feb-March 2017) | Future of Privacy Forum → If you care about student data privacy, worth the read and worth signing up for the email newsletter. Census data, and the divide among states in internet accessibility is apparent.

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’s use of earnings data investigated.” Via Edsurge : “After Net Neutrality , Experts Expect Changes to FCC’s E-Rate.” There’s data about distance education enrollments in the US in the research section below. The Atlantic on Logan Paul : “The Social-Media Star and the Suicide.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “New Data on Enrollments , Employees, Libraries.”

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” Via The Tennessean : “ Belmont University ousted a student Tuesday after he made a social media post using the N-word to describe black NFL football players, who he said needed a ‘bullet in their head.’” The social-collaboration-software-for-schools startup has previously raised $1 million.

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As if applying for financial aid wasn’t difficult enough already, it appears that the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which pulls tax information into the FAFSA app, “ will be unavailable for several weeks.” 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. ” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics.

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was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” Via The Guardian : “ Trump bans agencies from ‘providing updates on social media or to reporters’ ” This ban has been targeted at scientists at the EPA and USDA in particular. ” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” The website: Victory Media. Via CNET : “ Verizon to pay $17M to resolve FCC, Justice E-Rate probes.” Two different opinions on WIkipedia : “How Social Media Endangers Knowledge” by Hossein Derakhshan in Wired. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “Teachers Are Finding Innovative Ways to Use Robots in Class,” claims Education Week. (National) Education Politics.