Education Week will host a webinar on Tuesday, May 14, at 2 p.m. ET, on universities’ efforts to create academic programs to produce K-12 entrepreneurs.
A University of Pennsylvania program will attempt to give education startups access to university researchers and support to help their businesses grow.
Coursera, a MOOC provider than recently shifted into K-12 teacher training, is initially offering 28 courses online.
Education startup companies vied for $145,000 in business funding at an entrepreneurship conference in Philadelphia that is tackling the role of for-profit companies in education.
Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft’s YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.
The Education Industry Association has launched a “Private Ventures for the Public Good” campaign to help connect for-profit companies with schools.
Nearly 45 percent of parents say they plan to buy or have already bought a mobile device to support their child’s learning, a nationwide survey has found.
The provider of massively open online courses in higher education is partnering with professional-development organizations and schools of education to offer free teacher training.
A new analysis argues that the United States has a more-than-sufficient supply of workers in science- and math-related fields, despite the popular perception.
The Florida education department reports that the online company K12 Inc. used teachers lacking subject-matter expertise and gave inaccurate information about teacher assignments.