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Jill Barshay

The Hechinger Report

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Think Tuition Is Rising Fast? Try Room And Board

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Universities are raising food and housing prices faster than inflation.

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Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Hechinger Report

School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.

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Union Fights Computer Learning that Replaces Teachers

Thursday, January 03, 2013

WNYC

New Jersey's largest teacher's union has gone to court to close a Newark charter school where students spend hours each day in front of a computer screen.

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New Jersey’s High Tech Classrooms

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A computer voice guides 12-year-old Amir Accoo to spell the words he hears through his headphones: emergency, bulldozer,  minutes. Accoo spells minutes wrong and is asked to try that one again, several times. Later, he clicks on a proofreading button.

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