Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. Transparency is key to convince people to let algorithms promote school equity.
Full story from Wired

2. Technology's role in the future of education in Japan.
Full story from EdSurge

3. Students might soon be able to earn custom online degrees through multiple universities.
Full story from Young Post

4. BridgeEdU founder dispels the myth of 13th grade.
Full story from the Chronicle of Higher Education

5. College students create a Star Wars robot.
Full story from Tech Crunch

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