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The only other media attending the event would be a national crew from ABC.” Chalkbeat reports that “ Success Academy illegally changes special education services without parent input, complaint claims.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Sandbox has acquired Constructive Media. bid for Times Higher Education ,” SkyNews reports. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier.

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From Liberia , “Government to crackdown on unlicensed schools,” New Vision reports. “PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More on teen social media usage, this time from Buzzfeed : “‘Tweetdecking’ Is Taking Over Twitter. ” The Atlantic on what it’s like being a parent of a social media star.

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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 The Nation : “This University Suggested International Students Could Be Reported to ICE if They Unionized.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? “ No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA.

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” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” Says He Will Lead Federal Task Force on Higher-Ed Policy,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. I’m working on a response to the Data & Society report on inBloom, but I’ve had the flu and I’ve been busy talking about how surveillance-driven “personalized learning” undermines democracy.

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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 The Hechinger Report : “ Betsy DeVos ’s school choice ideas are a reality in Sweden , where student performance has suffered.” ” The New York Times reported on Tuesday that “ West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Ends With a Promise to Raise Pay.” ” Another Google lawsuit, as reported by Ars Technica : “Ex-Google recruiter : I was fired because I resisted ‘illegal’ diversity efforts.”

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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.

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” Via The LA Times : “Trump is ending Michelle Obama’s ‘ Let Girls Learn ’ initiative, CNN reports.” A graphic essay in Fusion : “Betsy DeVos’ ‘ School Choice ’ Movement Isn’t Social Justice. ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Microsoft had a media event this week. “ Social-Emotional Learning Is the Rage in K–12.

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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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