06 août 2018

Is Russia making any progress in criminalising bribery and ensuring transparency of party funding? – GRECO’s assessment

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published a new assessment of the implementation by Russia of its recommendations on incriminations and transparency of party funding. Twelve recommendations (as compared to 11 during the previous assessment) out of 21 have been implemented satisfactorily, GRECO says. More...

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02 août 2018

Ethical College Admissions: Financial Aid Transparency

HomeColleges need to make award letters truly understandable, writes Jim Jump. More...

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25 juillet 2018

The Wrong Kind of Transparency?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Higher ed groups in recent weeks have joined opposition to proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule they say would block good research from being used in drafting new regulations. More...

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College Transparency Act Builds Momentum

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Advocates for more postsecondary data say the support of John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate Republican, for the College Transparency Act makes an overturn of a federal ban on student unit records appear inevitable -- if still a ways off. More...

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22 juillet 2018

Droits des lycéens demande de la transparence à Parcoursup

Screenshot-2018-4-18 Toute l'actualité de l'éducation bac, études, emploi - Page n°4 - Orientation EducationDroits des lycéens récidive. Après avoir demandé et obtenu la publication de l’algorithme d’APB en 2016, l’association lycéenne demande aujourd’hui au ministère de l’enseignement supérieur de publier « l’intégralité des algorithmes locaux ». Plus...

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12 juillet 2018

Data-driven policy and commerce requires algorithmic transparency

Data-driven policy and commerce requires algorithmic transparency
Alex Howard, Tech Republic, February 3, 2014
Just for the record: the next phase of VC-backed MOOCs is going to meet the same comeuppance as the first phase. See where they say here and here where 'big data' will save education. More...

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03 juillet 2018

Transparency and the Marketplace for Student Data

Transparency and the Marketplace for Student Data
N. Cameron Russell, Joel R. Reidenberg, Elizabeth Martin, Thomas B. Norton, Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy, Social Science Research Network, 2018/06/13
According to these four authors from various Fordham Centers, "Student lists are commercially available for purchase on the basis of ethnicity, affluence, religion, lifestyle, awkwardness, and even a perceived or predicted need for family planning services." According to the report (38 page PDF) some 14 separate data brokers sell access to student data. More...

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31 mai 2018

Disclosure Update

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Regular readers know that we try to be as transparent as we can about the funding sources of our business, particularly when those sources are from organizations that we write about. This is an update about our relationship with a long-term funding source for e-Literate: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). More...

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13 mai 2018

Agriculture bio : les Régions appellent à la transparence de l’Etat sur le financement

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.En réponse à l’annonce du Ministre de l’Agriculture, qui a indiqué début avril que plus d’1 milliard d’euros seraient mobilisés d’ici 2022 pour atteindre un objectif national de 15% de surface en bio à cet horizon, les Régions dénoncent des effets d’annonce qui ne reposent sur aucune réalité financière et qui est contradictoire avec les arbitrages pris récemment. Plus...

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06 mai 2018

Flexibility on Research Transparency

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. In 2014, 27 political science journal editors signed on to new Data Access and Research Transparency (DA-RT) guidelines promoting openness in academic research. The guidelines would require authors to make available much more of the raw data and methodologies used to analyze the data than would typically appear in many journal articles. More...

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