The transaction is another step in Pearson’s recent flurry of investments it has made to expand its digital content offerings.
A modest increase in the market’s total value was attributed to sizable gains in software for administrative tasks, professional development, and testing.
Zuckerberg’s donation will go toward unspecified initiatives and be delivered through a Silicon Valley nonprofit.
Future Investing in Innovation competitions will focus on key priority areas instead of a broad variety of topics.
Los Angeles is considering an unprecedented initiative that would give all 650,000 students an electronic device, leading to scrutiny as to how the district will pay for it.
A new survey shows educators use social networks like Facebook and Twitter, but there is evidence they may prefer networks designed specifically for them.
After the McGraw-Hill Cos. sold its education division to a private equity firm, there are serious questions about its future.
Developing products based on teachers’ experiences and preferences would help improve academic performance, which would likely influence district-level purchasing decisions, experts say.
The state’s board of education approved 45 course providers to participate in unprecedented Course Choice program, four days after a judge ruled it unconstitutional.
In partnership with ETS, the company will develop an open-source system for collecting and analyzing results from common assessments in 25 states.