The Florida education department reports that the online company K12 Inc. used teachers lacking subject-matter expertise and gave inaccurate information about teacher assignments.
A pair of “innovation zones” created in the state of Minnesota will allow districts to experiment with technology and other education models.
A new report criticizes “market-oriented” education policies, saying they are not improving K-12 schools.
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.