The Business Roundtable is staging a competition meant to financially support the expansion of “high-performing” K-12 programs.
Amplify Insight, formerly known as Wireless Generation, has won a $12 million contract from a common-core testing consortium to develop a digital library.
The foundation is increasing its investment in the parent-oriented school-rating website GreatSchools, to expand the reviews offered online.
The 660,000-student Los Angeles Unified School District has released a request for proposal for a technology effort that could cost up to $500 million.
Prominent researcher Sugata Mitra has won an award to design a “cloud-based” school, in India, that would emphasize student-centered learning.
The for-profit online education provider has tentatively settled a lawsuit alleging the company misled investors, and other claims in the suit were dismissed.
A survey of district technology officials reveals that demand for tablets, and effective wireless technology is likely to grow.
The University of Michigan is now offering a class to develop entrepreneur skills among Teach for America members in Detroit.
State legislation in New Mexico would bar the state education department, as well as charter schools and public districts, from hiring private entities to manage schools.
The decision to award a $15 million, education-data-management contract to an out-of-state company has drawn a protest from a rival business.