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Claude Almansi

Education Week: Digital Edition: E-Learning for Special Populations - 0 views

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    "This special report examines the growing e-learning opportunities for students with disabilities, English-language learners, gifted and talented students, and those at risk of failing in school.

    Download the digital edition. (Login or FREE registration required.)
    You can read the complete online version of the report here. "
Claude Almansi

Education Week: News Corp. Scandal Clouds Murdoch's Move Into Education - 0 views

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    "By Ian Quillen - July 20, 2011

    When News Corp. announced last fall its entry into the education technology market, some observers said the media conglomerate led by Rupert Murdoch was a bad fit for education.

    Between the ownership of conservative-leaning outlets like Fox News and a reputation for identifying opportunities to generate lots of revenue very quickly, News Corp. had a business model, they suggested, that wouldn't mesh well with a world where public-employee unions hold influence and business development typically is gradual.

    Now, just as News Corp. had appeared set to expand its education holdings beyond its recently acquired subsidiary Wireless Generation, those concerns are joined by a deluge of legal and ethical issues surrounding the phone-hacking scandal in the conglomerate's United Kingdom division."
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