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Not Net Neutrality, but another potential FCC move – ending the E-Rate program. ” “A new analysis from the Center for American Progress found more than two dozen minority-serving institutions would fail a graduation rate requirement for funding in the proposed House update to the Higher Education Act ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. MOOCs are out. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Robots are coming for your children.

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Via Edsurge : “After Net Neutrality , Experts Expect Changes to FCC’s E-Rate.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. You know it’s amazing news when The Guardian publishes it one minute after midnight in the new year: “ Toby Young to help lead government’s new universities regulator.” ” Happy New Year, England !

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Via Edsurge : “Why the FCC ’s E-rate Makes Funding High-Speed Internet a Slow Crawl.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Saga of Ohio ’s Embattled E-School Is Coming to an End,” writes Education Week’s Ben Herold. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Times published teachers’ ratings.

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Via CNET : “ Verizon to pay $17M to resolve FCC, Justice E-Rate probes.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The GW Hatchet : “Oversight of online learning programs lacking in some schools, report finds.” More MOOC job changes: Techcrunch reports that “ Coursera ’s chief product officer just left to become a VC.” Once upon a time, Coursera updates went in the MOOC section.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “Peter Thiel May Finally Get His Flying Cars, Thanks to a New Udacity Nanodegree in 2018.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Imagine how great universities could be without all those human teachers ,” says Quartz , lauding the fantasy that robots will replace teachers. (National) Education Politics.

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Via Education Week : “ E-Rate , Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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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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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “A clause in the contract could, in the future, allow Nike to harvest personal data from Michigan athletes through the use of wearable technology like heart-rate monitors, GPS trackers and other devices that log myriad biological activities.” The startup, which something something MOOC something something, has raised $9.69 Education Politics.

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Via The Chicago Tribune : “ Chance the Rapper writes $1 million check to CPS as a ‘call to action’ ” “The History of the Future of E-rate ” by me. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” An op-ed in Forbes by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Make Online Education Great (For The First Time).” ” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Something something Brexit something something MOOCs will save British higher ed. ” “ 2016 E-Rate Trends.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports. Presidential Campaign Politics. Via Politico : “ Donald Trump has put wealthy universities on alert.

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Via Education Week : “ FCC Chair Moves to Block E-Rate Funds for Companies Deemed ‘Security Risk’ ” (State and Local) Education Politics. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “The MOOC is not dead, but maybe it should be,” says Rolin Moe. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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