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” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week for the past eight or so years, I have gathered a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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of Wisconsin System President Reprimands La Crosse Chancellor for Bringing Porn Star to Campus.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley , are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system,” says Inside Higher Ed. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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education system ‘not top 10 in anything’ ” Via The Atlantic : “Arne Duncan: ’Everyone Says They Value Education, but Their Actions Don’t Follow’.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Via Techcrunch : “ Ibuki is the 10-year-old robot child that will haunt your dreams.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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Via Politico : “The Kansas Supreme Court rejected the state’s school funding system in a ruling issued Monday that found it runs afoul of the state’s constitution by failing to adequately and equitably fund its school districts.” ” “ University of Wisconsin System to Migrate From D2L Brightspace to Canvas LMS” by Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “A bill backed by President Trump and announced Wednesday aims to reduce overall legal immigration by half while putting in place a new points-based system for applicants for employment-based green cards that would privilege graduates of American universities.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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senators released a bill Monday that would overturn the ban on a federal student-level data system that would allow for the tracking of employment and graduation rates. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” Education Politics.

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Via Mother Jones : “How the Justice Department Is Trying to Dismantle Georgia ’s Segregated Special-Education System.” “Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes, and turn in homework,” Buzzfeed – which consistently does some of the best education journalism – reports. Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.”

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” That is, the closure of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Purdue University ’s president harshly critiques the current system that allows college athletes to drop out and go pro after a single season.” Even if every school age kid in the US public school system was introduced to Minecraft through Code.org, that’s still only about 51 million students.

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” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “The University of California system has agreed to pay $1.15 ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Wisconsin at Madison is proposing, pending state funding approval, that transfer students from the state’s community college system who meet various academic criteria receive one year of free tuition if they are from the first generation in their families to go to college.” Education Politics.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

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For nearly 30 years, Medicaid has helped school systems cover costs for special education services and equipment, from physical therapists to feeding tubes. ” The Department of Education has rehired student loan debt collectors fired by the Obama Administration: Enterprise Recovery Systems and Navient-owned Pioneer Credit Recovery. ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Newark has control once again of its public school system, which the state took away from the city 22 years ago. Via BocaNews : “Parents throughout South Palm Beach County are using iReady on behalf of their children, possibly skewing scores – and usefulness – of the $6-Million diagnostic computer system.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?”

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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The court has said that schools will have to close if the Legislature does not correct inequity in the system by the end of June.” ” UNC system president Margaret Spellings says that UNC will not try to enforce the state’s controversial “ bathroom law.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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