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Speaking of ed-tech exacerbating inequality, Edsurge looks at PowerMyLearning ’s plans to give parents homework – “family playlists” – to do alongside their children. ( ” According to Edsurge , Knewton is now a courseware company and not a “robot tutor in the sky.” ” The Information reported that Rubin was “involved in an inappropriate relationship with a female subordinate while he was at Google.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. “Can robotics teach problem solving to students?” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” “ Robots and drones take over classrooms,” according to the BBC.