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There’s more local Chalkbeat reporting on the recent charter school strike in Chicago down in the “labor and management” section below. A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” ” Via NPR : “‘It’s Preventable’: Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats.”

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From Liberia , “Government to crackdown on unlicensed schools,” New Vision reports. I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Geek Dad : “Little Robot Friends Teach Kids to Code With Empathy.”

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Chalkbeat reports that “ Success Academy illegally changes special education services without parent input, complaint claims.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Tutoring company Topica Edtech Group has raised $50 million from Northstar Group. bid for Times Higher Education ,” SkyNews reports. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Research, “Research,” and Reports.

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” I mean… In other Arne news, Chalkbeat also reports that “‘I think that’s blood money’: Arne Duncan pushed charters to reject funds from Trump admin if budget cuts approved.” ” Politico reports that the Department of Education has reached a deal with the US Marshals Service to continue providing protection for Betsy DeVos. or higher grade point average,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” “The White House on Monday announced that it would nominate Mitchell “Mick” Zais as deputy secretary of education ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” Via The Nation : “This University Suggested International Students Could Be Reported to ICE if They Unionized.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via The LA School Report : “ LAUSD approves $7.5 ” “ Louisiana Becomes First State to Ban the Box,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. In other Google news, “ Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails for Gmail Ads ,” Bloomberg reports.

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” “Three months after the former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault, he was released on Friday,” NPR reports. “The Federal Trade Commission on Friday filed a complaint against the academic journal publisher OMICS Group and two of its subsidiaries, saying the publisher deceives scholars and misrepresents the editorial rigor of its journals,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Education Politics.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” ” “ Richard Spencer , the white nationalist, has dropped his lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Edtech Companies?”

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” Via The LA Times : “Trump is ending Michelle Obama’s ‘ Let Girls Learn ’ initiative, CNN reports.” ” “Just months after a major gaffe by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the origins of historically black colleges and universities, a Florida HBCU is taking heat for inviting her to speak at its spring commencement ceremony next week,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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Via Edsurge : “How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors” – “ A Win for Edtech Vendors.” Via Westworld : “ Adams State ’s ‘Egregious, Unethical’ Online Program Should Be Scrapped, Report Says.” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Accidental Gunshot Is Reported on Texas Campus That Now Allows Firearms.” Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Department of Education on Monday distributed proposals for rewriting the gainful-employment rule , which the Trump administration halted last summer,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via the Lansing State Journal : “Some faculty leaders at Michigan State University are threatening to seek the resignations of the entire MSU Board of Trustees if it follows through with a reported plan to appoint John Engler interim president.”

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“What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me” by NPR’s longtime education reporter, Claudio Sanchez. And there’s data about pay in the research and reports section below. Via Edsurge : “ Jefferson Education Accelerator Winds Down, Rebrands to Focus on Edtech Reviews and Procurement.” blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” Research, “Research,” and Reports.

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Dan Patrick (R) told reporters on Tuesday that he is sending letters to every superintendent in the state advising them not to follow the Obama administration's recently issued guidance on transgender students.” Lots of reporting on various court filings in the Trump University case, particularly those about the company’s “ playbooks ” detailing how former employees sold its course packages, targeting vulnerable populations. Education Politics.

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