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TechCrunch

Newsela raises $50M to expand a content repository for K-12 learning that replaces traditional textbooks

PE Hub

Pearson sells K12 U.S. textbook unit for $250 mln: Reuters

The Economist

China tries to stop academics from taking its constitution literally

GeekWire

Bill Gates says textbooks are finally becoming obsolete, 25 years he predicted their demise

Ars Technica

In Estonia, students’ transit, school meals, and textbooks are all free

Reuters

Disappearing textbook highlights debate in China over academic freedom

Robotics
Quartz

What China’s forced military training for students is like

Robotics
Fast Company

Roger Stone, the Bachelor, and Charmin reveal that SNL can’t stop getting in its own way

PE Hub

Eureka sells West Academic to Levine Leichtman

San Francisco Chronicle

Warriors push win streak to 9 with efficient dismissal of Wizards

Quartz

Uganda is adding compulsory Chinese lessons to its high school curriculum

MIT Tech Review

This algorithm browses Wikipedia to auto-generate textbooks

Quartz

Want to save democracy? Try teaching kids to read charts

Robotics
$530,000 Seed fund
FinSMEs

RoboCamp Raises $530K in Funding

Robotics
GeekWire

Goodreads reveals best books of 2018 with more than 5 million votes across 21 categories

Ars Technica

Kobo Forma review: A formidable opponent for Amazon’s Kindle Oasis

Ars Technica

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis has a new competitor: The waterproof Kobo Forma

GeekWire

International booksellers end strike against Amazon’s AbeBooks after company reverses stand

WWWhatsnew

Kobo Forma, el nuevo el eReader de Rakuten Kobo

Mashable

Kobo Forma review: A great, but pricey Kindle alternative

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