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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.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The as-yet unnamed online university resulting from the proposed acquisition of Kaplan University by Purdue University has set discounted tuition rates for in-state students and free tuition for Purdue employees.” (National) Education Politics.

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The NAACP endorses OER. Purdue University is buying Kaplan University for a dollar. Me, I wrote about how far Kaplan Inc ’s reach is in education politics and products. The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition. Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do?

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An op-ed in Inside Higher Ed from EAB’s Melanie Hoe : “What the Purdue-Kaplan Deal Means for You.” ” Via Education Dive : “The Purdue-Kaplan Earthquake.” ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. ” “​ OER Researchers Don’t Disaggregate Data on Diverse Students. (National) Education Politics.