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HERE'S LOOKING AT YOUTUBE, KIDS: As EdSurge suggested a few weeks ago, YouTube is rolling out education accounts aimed at helping teachers control the video content, in hopes of lowering the walls that most schools currently erect in front of YouTube. (Schools can sign up for the pilot program here.) As Audrey Watters points out, YouTube isn't the only service that schools block. If this program wins fans, it could lead to a smart balance between protecting kids and getting content into schools.

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