Authenticity and Currency

How do time and authenticity interact It has been a long time since I wrote about authenticity… or at least it feels like it anyway. […]

Dawn of an Education-Friendly FCC? Chairman Ajit Pai Moving On

The FCC chairman plans to step down from his role at the end of President Donald Trump's term on Jan. 20.

Amid Big Proposed Cuts to K-12, Trump Seeks Major Hike for Career Education

President Donald Trump is asking for a $680 million increase to state grants for career and technical education, the largest federal program aimed at high […]

What Good Is Teaching Kids To Not Bully When We Have A Racist as President?

“Send her back!” “Send her back!” chanted the crowd at the rally for the man that was sworn into...

Trump Calls for New AI Workforce-Development Efforts, But Offers No New Money

A new executive order on artificial intelligence shines a light on the need for education and training. But experts say it's thin on details and […]

Trump School Safety Commission: Time to Update FERPA

Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.

Ivanka Trump, Apple's Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education

But a visit to an Idaho school district by Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook to tout STEM initiatives prompted a small protest about […]

Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access

President Trump signed orders aiming to make it easier to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land in rural America, but the impact of the orders […]

Are Trump Voters More At Risk Of Automation?

Oxford University’s Carl Benedikt Frey is no stranger to controversy.  He burst onto the public stage back in 2013 with a paper highlighting the risks various professions […]

Trump Names Nominees to Fill Empty FCC Seats, With High Stakes for Schools

If confirmed by the Senate, Republican Brendan Carr and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel would bring the Federal Communications Commission back to full strength.

Are Trump's Proposed Cuts to Title IV Really a 'Body Blow' to K-12 Ed-Tech?

After authorizing $1.6 billion that districts could use for technology, Congress appropriated one-fourth that amount. President Trump now wants to eliminate the funds altogether.

In the News: Title IV A (SSAEG) on the Ropes? What it Means for EdTech

It is no secret that I have been quite skeptical of Title IV A (SSAEG)'s potential impact on technology-enabled innovation and school improvement. As such, […]

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