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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a “rethink schools” tour. Here are some reports from her travels:

Via Chalkbeat: “What is Betsy DeVos’s ‘rethink school’ initiative all about? Her Wyoming speech offers clues.”

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The History of the Future of Learning Objects and Intelligent Machines

This talk was delivered at MIT for Justin Reich’s Comparative Media Studies class “Learning, Media, and Technology.” The full slide deck is available here.

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“Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools. That’s a Mistake,” writes Erika Christakis in The Atlantic.

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Inequality, 'Brand Ambassadors,' and the Business of Selling (to) Classrooms

The Evergreen School District in Washington has told its teachers to stop using Donors Choose to raise money for classroom supplies and projects. According to KATU2, “The Washington State Auditor’s Office advised the district that a policy needs to be put in place to ensure that the money is properly handled, and that the items are designated as district property and put in the district inventory.”

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Via The Huffington Post: “White House Quietly Removes Sexual Assault Report From Website.”

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Via NPR: “In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall.”

More on Betsy DeVos’ investment in Neurocore in the upgrade/downgrade section below. More on immigration and education in the immigration section below.

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Charlottesville and UVA

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The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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“Who Is Betsy DeVos?” asks New York Magazine. “And how did she get to be head of our schools.”

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