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Ed Tech Evaluation Plan: More problems than I initially thought

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Late last week I described the new plan from the US Department of Education (ED) and their Office of Educational Technology (OET) to “call for better methods for evaluating educational apps”. Essentially the ED is … Continue reading

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US Department of Education: Almost a good idea on ed tech evaluation

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Richard Culatta from the US Department of Education (DOE, ED, never sure of proper acronym) wrote a Medium post today describing a new ED initiative to evaluate ed tech app effectiveness. As increasingly more apps and … Continue reading

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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) This is part 3 in this series. Part 1 described the most reliable data on A) how much US college textbook prices are rising and B) how much students actually pay for textbooks, showing that … Continue reading

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Postscript on Student Textbook Expenditures: More details on data sources

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) There has been a fair amount of discussion around my post two days ago about what US postsecondary students actually pay for textbooks. The shortest answer is that US college students spend an average of … Continue reading

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DOE Doubles Down on State Authorization: 25x increase in regulatory language

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Now that the Kabuki Theatre of the Department of Education’s negotiated rulemaking process has finished its penultimate act, can we all act surprised that the likely result includes the proposed State Authorization regulations growing by a … Continue reading

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