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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. billion it agreed to pay Apple/Pearson for iPads, but what do I know). ” Grit ™ – a blog post about a trademarked grit product by Pearson , of course. More, via Inside Higher Ed , on various colleges’ OER initiatives. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” ” “ Cengage , McGraw-Hill , and Pearson have started a new round of lawsuits against textbook sellers,” The Digital Reader reports , this time targeting those who sell through Amazon’s marketplace. And a former Pearson exec is in on the business too , so what more could you ask for? “Call for Diversity in Ed Tech Design” by Jade E.

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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.” “Does Open Pedagogy require OER ?” ” DC charter schools discipline students at twice the national rate, according to a GAO report.

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