Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is supporting the growth of startup Panorama Education, which provides surveys and analytics based on input from parents, teachers, and others.
Education historian Diane Ravitch speaks about her latest book, Reign of Error, which offers a far-reaching critique of private involvement in public education.
Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.
The stock of online provider K12 Inc. took a steep plunge following its release of information showing more modest projections for student enrollment than investors had anticipated.
A group of 15 districts and Indiana’s attorney general are suing the federal government over provisions in the new federal health care law, which they say financially penalizes them.
The Business Roundtable is calling for the creation of a panel for judging academic materials’ alignment to the common-core standards, a potentially tricky task.
A pair of Brazilian companies are planning to launch initial public offerings, in another sign of the anticipated growth of Latin America’s educational market.
One of the two major consortia developing commmon-core tests is inviting companies to compete to develop speaking and listening assessments, valued at $1.5 million.
The march toward common-core tests, the rise of formative assessment, and new models of testing have produced a surge in the testing industry, analysts say.
A professional association of district technology leaders is offering advice to school officials on how they can transform schools using digital tools.