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” From the press release : “174 organisations worldwide call investors to cease support to American chain of schools Bridge International Academies.” ” Testing, Testing… From the Khan Academy blog : “ Khan Academy is the Official Practice Partner for AP.” ” This is the second major partnership the organization has made with the College Board , as Khan Academy is also its test prep site of choice for the SAT.

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Via the BBC : “Computer giant Apple is expanding its supply line of talented young people with digital skills, by doubling the intake of its European academy.” ” Edsurge profiles MEDSKL , which is like Khan Academy but for medical school. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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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. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” Loeb is the chairman of the Success Academy charter school chain. ” Via The New York Times : “At Walmart Academy , Training Better Managers. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Khan Academy, for example, had $27.9 (National) Education Politics.

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Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. ” Time to buy more TV ads, Khan Academy and Coursera! 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.