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Via NPR : “ Betsy DeVos ’ Graduation Rate Mistake.” ” Via The Consumerist : “New Chairman Orders FCC To Abandon Court Defense Of Rule Limiting Prison Phone Rates.” Also via Education Week : “Under New Leadership, FCC Quashes Report on E-rate Program ’s Success.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ MOOCs : A Postmortem” by Jonathan Rees. Education Politics.

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” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. ” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below.

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). More, via Inside Higher Ed , on various colleges’ OER initiatives. GameEffective has raised $7 million from CE Ventures, Verint, 2B Angels, Shaked Ventures, and Lipman “to gamify employees’ sales and e-learning tasks.”