The Philadelphia district wants to open an online school, which would make it one of several city school systems to found cyber-education operations.
Investors and startup education companies came to the ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit in search of business opportunities.
The frequent disconnect between ed-tech products and teachers’ ability to use them is a recurrent theme among attendees at the ASU/GSV education innovation summit.
America Online co-founder Steve Case says investing in education-technology platforms, not just products and tools, appeals to him.
Michael Moe, the chairman and CEO of GSV Capital & GSV Assessment Management, argues that fears of private-sector intrusion into K-12 schools are overblown.
Karen Cator, the U.S. Department of Education’s former ed-tech director, will join the organization Digital Promise, in a move announced at the ASU/GSV Advisors Education Innovation Summit.
The speakers at the ASU/GSV Advisors summit include executives from top education publishers, investors, startup founders, and federal policymakers.
Jessica Rosenworcel, who serves on the Federal Communications Commission, lays out a case for revamping the E-rate will more funding and new policies.
Education Week will be offering new and analysis from the ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit, a conference focued on entrpreneurship and business, being held April 15-17 in Arizona.
As states implement common core standards, new markets are opening for education materials, according to panelists at a software and industry association gathering.