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” Via The Hechinger Report : “Documenting Maine ’s failure to implement proficiency-based education.” ” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” The suit charged the university with failing to prevent sexual abuse by George Tyndall , formerly a gynecologist in the university’s health center, and for failing to take action as reports of the abuse surfaced.”

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DeVos reported a new investment of between $250,001 and $500,000 in the Michigan-based Neurocore , according to a financial disclosure form that was certified by government ethics officials on Wednesday.” ” “The president of the Boy Scouts needs the Trump administration to approve his mega-merger,” Quartz reports – that’s Randall Stephenson, also the CEO of AT&T. The Flatiron School has released its latest “outcomes report.”

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Via Chalkbeat : “Secret CPS report spotlights big vacancies, lopsided options for students.” Via The Hechinger Report : “For students teetering on the edge financially, micro-grants help them finish college.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Not surprisingly, there is more MOOC news in the surveillance section below.

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Then, “A Day Later, Football Coach Out at Maryland,” Inside Higher Ed reported. “ Board Chairman Resigns in Fallout Over a Maryland Football Player’s Death,” The New York Times reported on Thursday. How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.”

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“The FCC Is Threatening to Gut a Program That Provides Internet Access to Minorities,” Pacific Standard reports. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the credential section below. Via Class Central : “Analysis of 450 MOOC -Based Microcredentials Reveals Many Options But Little Consistency.” The reports are starting to come back from those surveilled by ISTE at its conference last month.

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But the struggling sector’s political giving is down since peaking in 2012,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Testing, Testing… Via the Hechinger Report : “On a classroom-based test for new teachers , black teachers score lower.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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” “More than 150 House and Senate Democrats sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter Monday that objected to her department’s recently announced shift in how it chooses the contractors that service federal student loans ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” “ Trump Orders Government to Stop Work on Y2K Bug , 17 Years Later,” Bloomberg reports. Task Force Seeks Comment on Higher-Ed Outcomes Reporting Standards.”

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” “The White House on Monday announced that it would nominate Mitchell “Mick” Zais as deputy secretary of education ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. 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. ” The latest Pew Research report addresses the future of automation.

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” The Hechinger Report asks , “What can Betsy DeVos really do?” Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via the BBC : “ Facebook Reports BBC to Police Over Investigation Into Child Sex Images.” ” Via The Hechinger Report : “When using data to predict outcomes , consider the ethical dilemmas , new report urges.”