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“ Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free – and Be Financially Sustainable? Edsurge’s coverage of Top Hat’s OER news is also in the Betteridge’s Law section above. The big “business of ed-tech” news of the week: Edmodo has been acquired by Chinese game-maker NetDragon. Edmodo had raised some $77.5 As The Financial Times puts it , “EdTech fails to pay, again.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” “ Cory Reid , who previously ran two edtech companies – Instructure and MasteryConnect – as their chief executive, has landed a new gig at Tyton Partners,” says Edsurge , failing to disclose that it shares investors with MasteryConnect. ” The Calgary Board of Education has sent a notice to parents , warning them of the data breach at Edmodo.