New blog from former Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation education director and current advisor and investor will host opinions on the future of education.
Four new virtual schools will open this school year, bringing the total to 16. Three other applications were rejected.
U.S. ranked no. 10 out of 141 countries in 2012 Global Innovation Index, down from no. 7 last year.
After initially refusing education department’s request that it give up its charter, Frontier Virtual Charter High School agrees to close.
Education publishing giant will aim to make private education affordable in low-income nations, invest in education companies abroad.
Wake County judge rules that the school must be approved by the state board of education, which had previously decided not to act on the charter application.
McGraw-Hill’s Dan Caton predicts the viability of the Common Core and talks about hot educational technology trends.
Company will explore separating entertainment division and publishing division, including education, into two separate companies in the next year.
The Mind Trust, a charter school advocacy group, awarded $2 million in grants for its charter school incubator program, which provides charter agencies with training and resources to help set up their schools.
Company’s Office software will be available for free in the cloud to schools, raising its classroom competition with Google.