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” 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. Looks like Kaplan Inc isn’t getting out of for-profit higher ed altogether, even with the sale of Kaplan University to Purdue.). MOOCs are out. “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post.

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” There are more stories about Purdue University Global, formerly the for-profit Kaplan University, in the “labor and management” section below. 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).”

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An op-ed in Inside Higher Ed from EAB’s Melanie Hoe : “What the Purdue-Kaplan Deal Means for You.” ” Via Education Dive : “The Purdue-Kaplan Earthquake.” ” 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 ?” (National) Education Politics.