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managing editor . my tweets are short i know but they’re not yours, they are my own
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READ: This is one of the most important stories has done: A 6-month investigation by into a troubling, yet little-known blemish on the thriving online English-tutoring market. co-published w/
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Tony Wan Jul 15
“What do I know about politics? But politics comes to you.”
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Tony Wan Jul 15
Is print finally going away? No. But is making the latest nudge, by announcing that all future updates to higher ed textbooks will happen “digital first.”
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Senator Jacky Rosen Jul 15
There weren’t that many women computer programmers when I got my start, so I was thrilled to be with over 100 last week. Together, we’ll close the gender disparity in STEM.
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Tony Wan Jul 14
Amen to . As a student who always got dinged for not participating in class, and as someone who is still shy about speaking in big groups and meetings, this is spot on :
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Tony Wan Jul 12
Lol what?? Why can't we get normal gates??
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Tony Wan Jul 11
This may sound familiar: An startup raises more than $100M and starts a school that serves as a testbed for its software. Later, it spins off the school as a separate operation to focus on selling tech. No, we’re not talking about AltSchool.
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Tony Wan Jul 11
Sassy takes. Hot takes. Most importantly, a handy breakdown of how the ’s ruling to auction off the Educational Broadband Service matters—especially in rural communities. From :
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Tony Wan Jul 10
Who said academia is no thrills?
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Tony Wan Jul 10
ok, wow. i did not know he's been giving variations of this talk since 2016. sigh. 😬
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Tony Wan Jul 9
Malcolm at : We live in a “weak link world”—a complex, interconnected system where we need to shore up our weakest links. But philanthropy takes a “strong link” approach, where the majority of $ go to elite schools with large endowments that serve few students.
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Tony Wan Jul 9
A brief history of from CEO Dan Goldsmith, at keynote
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Tony Wan Jul 9
When an company makes a dozen acquisitions in 3 years, there’s usually a cost beyond the $ sticker tag. In ’s case, it involved layoffs and working through data interoperability.
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Tony Wan Jul 9
North Carolina’s state education agency awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to to deliver K-3 reading assessments. , a competing bidder, has called for the state to cancel the contract.
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Tony Wan Jul 5
I was eating crab when the earthquake hit but I was not going to bail on 🦀
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Tony Wan Jul 2
As the Cengage and McGraw-Hill merger is going through the regulatory approval process, McGraw-Hill’s CFO has resigned.
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Tony Wan Jul 2
While textbook publishers have been tepid on acquisitions as of late, has been on the hunt. Its latest: a $56 million deal for digital courseware provider .
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Tony Wan Jul 2
Perhaps the only thing more painful than writing about interoperability is actually making it work. To that, the research team has done a great job profiling the travails of one company’s journey.
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Tony Wan Jul 1
Replying to @jsiegl @funnymonkey
Yes!
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Tony Wan Jul 1
After buying Knewton in May, Wiley acquires another courseware company in , in a $56 million cash deal. (Wiley, notably, did not disclose how much it paid for Knewton.)
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