Education funding for everything from PD to ed tech will remain the same or increase in fiscal 2019–if the House of Representatives approves the spending bill and the president signs it by September 30.
Verizon is challenging ed-tech developers to find innovative ways uses of 5G technology to engage middle school students in under-resourced communities.
Thirty-six governors’ races and more three-quarters of the nation’s state legislative seats are on the ballot this fall, and voters’ choices are likely to have a big impact on education budgets.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos today tweeted that he will be launching “Montessori-style preschools” and supporting organizations that help homeless families with a $2 billion philanthropic fund.
Of 104 new international schools due to open over the next year, 42 percent will be offering a U.K, curriculum, and 12.5 percent will be using a U.S.-developed one, according to a new report by ISC Research.
Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
The merger will create an array of academic content and delivery platforms under one company, serving grades K-16.
Former employees at the Princeton Review say the company has been battered by layoffs. But the test-prep giant says it has strengthened its ability to compete.
In this week’s dealmaking news, adaptive learning products and technologies provider Knewton raised $25 million. Also, Barnes & Noble Education acquired PaterRater.com, while Codeverse raised $10 million.
The Center for American Progress identified the math and English/language arts curricula in most of the 30 largest school districts and compared the ratings of those products.