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  • EdSurge interviewed Angela Lin, manager of YouTube EDU:
    • EDSURGE: So, how did you get interested in educational videos?
      • LIN: For me, media is this powerful medium through which people develop their worldview. I grew up in a bilingual household, exposed to both Eastern and Western pop cultures and influences, and I was really aware of how that additional exposure was a very enriching experience for me...
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  • Just as higher education must adapt to the slew of new technologies making their way onto campuses, so too must institutions account for the ever-changing demands of students when it comes to those tools.

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  • GetSet is taking an algorithmic approach to the drop-out problem, building a natural language processing (NLP) engine that asks students to feed it with data about their college aims and problems which it uses to match students to others who have similar goals/backgrounds or who had the same sort of issues previously and overcame them.
  • Fixing the problem of student orientation in a new and potentially alienating environment is key...
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  • Both critics of for-profits and industry leaders say the department can fail to grasp how publicly traded for-profit chains work. For one thing, observers said the department has not hired any former for-profit administrators to give them an inside perspective.
  • [Robert] Shireman said this week that the department doesn’t necessarily need access to better information about for-profit colleges as much as it needs to...
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  • According to a White House statement, the aim of the second summit will be to “build on the work” of the first one, “while launching initiatives in new areas.”
  • “This year’s summit will focus on building sustainable collaborations in communities with strong K-12 and higher education partnerships to encourage college going, and supporting colleges to work together to dramatically improve persistence...