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Temple U.'s new information security policy puts data, not devices, first

At Temple University, protecting sensitive data comes before protecting the device used to access it.

Google ends automatic ad keyword scanning of university email accounts

Does Google's decision to stop scanning university email for ad keywords represent a watershed moment for privacy or a symbolic gesture?

As the ed-tech sector swells, can vendors deliver results?

As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.

Armed with federal data, Maryland goes after out-of-state distance education providers

Maryland fires off letters to large and small distance education providers alike in an attempt to find out who's teaching students in the state. Is this quality control or protectionism?

Common Application releases consultant report on technical problems

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Consultant's report blames insufficient testing and a poor plan for frustrating problems experienced in the fall. Analysis also notes concerns about pricing policies that may have left colleges more vulnerable than they might have been.

Online education provider 2U to disband Semester Online consortium

The online education provider's for-credit, online course pooling consortium will disband by the end of the summer.

Faculty, industry analysts highlight challenges facing U. of Arkansas' online institution

With a year and a half to go until the University of Arkansas launches its online institution, can the system avoid the pitfalls that have doomed similar initiatives?

Consortiums and collaboration abound in the small college sector

Excitement, existentialism fuel collaboration in online education among small, private liberal arts institutions. 

If a MOOC instructor moves, who keeps the intellectual property rights?

If a faculty member swaps institutions, who keeps the intellectual property rights to the massive open online course-- the professor, the university, or both?

U. of the People earns accreditation, challenging view that agencies stifle innovation

An accrediting agency just approved a free, online university with a largely volunteer faculty. Is accreditation really the squelcher of experimentation it is made out to be?

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