The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are inviting developers to build prototypes for apps supporting college attendance, social learning, and out-of-school study.
The leader of a national school digital education organization offers tips for bridging the longstanding divide between district chief financial officers and chief technology officers.
Arizona officials are considering an unusual program to tie a portion of schools’ state funding to their performance on the state’s A-F grading system.
A major software trade association says the recent, severe economic downturn may be a “tipping point” for the adoption of open education resources.
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.