Next Generation Learning Challenges awards $5.4 million to 13 higher ed and grades 6-12 blended learning models from around the country.
Michael Chasen, who co-founded the educational software company in 1997 and saw it through a $1.6 billion acquisition, will resign in December.
Michigan State study finds groups of students with similar socioeconomic backgrounds from public and private schools perform roughly the same on assessments.
Justices declined to hear Scholastic’s appeal of the state’s decision that ruled teachers as “representatives” for the company.
Newly appointed CEO Jim Marshall outlines changes to product offerings and approach in wake of slumping sales.
Matt Greenfield and Tom Segal, of the education venture fund Rethink Education, will be blogging on ed tech and education’s changing landscape at Reimagining K-12.
Marjorie Scardino, the chief executive officer of the giant education company since 1997, will be succeeded by John Fallon on Jan. 1.
EDU STAR proposal would create technology to rapidly conduct independent evaluations of ed-tech products and share that information with schools.
Middle schools can use new Techbooks for free, as part of the League of Innovative Schools’ efforts to increase purchasing power.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association makes several recommendations for how schools should make the transition.