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Via Edsurge : “Why the FCC ’s E-rate Makes Funding High-Speed Internet a Slow Crawl.” “The Saga of Ohio ’s Embattled E-School Is Coming to an End,” writes Education Week’s Ben Herold. Procare Software has raised an undisclosed amount of money from Warburg Pincus. The childcare management tech provider also acquired Cirrus Group , which also makes similar software. Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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Via Education Week : “ E-Rate , Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. ” That’s Joel Rose ’s School of One software. ” I mean, as long as data isn’t an issue and tech companies can build voice recognition software that recognizes languages other than English and accents other than Californian. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.”

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Wheeler supported e-Rate reform and “ net neutrality.” Campus Technology reports that “ Elsevier Debuts Metrics Tracking Journal Performance.” ” Meanwhile, “ Germany -wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access,” according to BoingBoing. ” Via Slate : “ Wrongful Arrest by Software.” The Trump Administration.

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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. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The federal government is set to release data reports designed to help measure the performance of accrediting agencies , with metrics such as the graduation rates, debt, earnings and loan repayment rates of students who attended the colleges the accreditors oversee.”

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Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. The social-collaboration-software-for-schools startup has previously raised $1 million. ” “ 2016 E-Rate Trends.” Presidential Campaign Politics. Via Politico : “ Donald Trump has put wealthy universities on alert.