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” “Who’s Meeting With DeVos ? Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” The Financial Review, tracking on the potential sale of the Australian for-profit college company: “ Navitas gives in to shareholders, agrees to meeting but says BGH offer ‘does not reflect value’ ” Via The New York Times : “ Apple Raises Prices, and Profits Keep Booming.”

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Education's Online Futures

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And then there were MOOCs , of course, and all those predictions and all those promises about the end of college as we know it: “MOOCs make education borderless, gender-blind, race-blind, class-blind and bank account-blind” and similar fables. Although no, to be clear, we are not on track for half of high school classes to be online or for higher education to be replaced by Udacity, and no, MOOCs have not transformed higher ed into some magical meritocracy.).

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” Via Buzzfeed : “Republican Proposal Would Make Trump University Lawsuits ‘Almost Impossible’ ” Via The Washington Post : “ Chance the Rapper is meeting with Illinois ’ governor about education funding. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. Education Politics.

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” Via The Washington Post : “ DeVos rejects invitation to meet with former for-profit college students.” Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via ProPublica : “Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government.” Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ Muslim students tried to meet with a lawmaker. ” Via The New York Times : “ Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump.” Education Politics.