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” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below. More PR from Techcrunch : “ Nintendo is bringing Labo kits to elementary schools.” *Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Student-Loan Borrowers , by Age Group, Amount Owed, and Repayment Status, 2017.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” despite having Arizona ’s third-highest dropout rate.”

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Kaplan Inc has agreed to acquire the College for Financial Planning from Apollo Education Group. MOOCs are out. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

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” Via Buzzfeed : “The Education Department Quietly Invited Anti-LGBT Groups To A Father’s Day Event.” ” The groups, Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council , both advocate for “gay conversion therapy.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?”

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Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Responses to last week’s news about Western Governors University and the audit of its competency-based offerings: Via NPR : “Who Is A College Teacher, Anyway? ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” (National) Education Politics.