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Hack Education

The History of the Future of Education Technology

Education Politics Via The Washington Post: “Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.” NPR’s Cory Turner on “The Promise And Peril Of School Vouchers.” Also by Turner: “Indiana’s School Choice Program Often Underserves Special Needs Students.” Also via WaPo: “Here are...

Education Politics Via Politico: “Trump suggests financing for historically black colleges may be unconstitutional.” Wait, so that photo op at the beginning of the year with HBCU presidents was utterly disingenuous?! More via Buzzfeed – that is, before Trump changed his mind – or at least changed his public stance,...

Education Politics Via The New York Times: “A Little-Noticed Target in the House Health Bill: Special Education.” School districts rely on Medicaid, the federal health care program for the poor, to provide costly services to millions of students with disabilities across the country. For nearly 30 years, Medicaid has helped...

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? Not much,” says The LA Times’ Joy Resmovits. Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss: “Trump’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” Via...

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that...