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The History of the Future of Education Technology

Education Politics Via The Military Times: “There’s a plan in Congress to start charging troops for their GI Bill benefits.” “Should DeVos Block an Embattled Student Loan Giant’s Expansion?” Bloomberg asks. That’s poor embattled Navient. Via The New York Times: “DeVos Halts Obama-Era Plan to Revamp Student Loan Management.” More...

This was what I said this evening at a panel at the University of Mary Washington as part of its Presidential Inauguration Week. The panel was titled "Higher Education in the Disinformation Age: Can America's public liberal arts universities restore critical thinking and civility in public discourse?" The other panelists...

This article is part of my research into "who funds education technology," which I plan to expand with my Spencer Education Fellowship The Omidyar Network announced earlier this week that it has invested in Data & Society, a New York City-based research institute co-founded by danah boyd. The two-year $850,000...

Education Politics From the Department of Education’s press release: “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” And what a fine bunch. Via ProPublica: “DeVos Pick to Head Civil Rights Office Once Said She Faced Discrimination for Being White.” Also on the list of new hires:...

Education Politics Trump says the Secretary of Education is “highly respected.” Certainly this week’s news really really underscores how much: “What is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos doing with the rapper Pitbull in Miami?” asks The Washington Post. What’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s brother doing in the Seychelles with a friend...