The What Works Clearinghouse will be updating information about costs for interventions it has evaluated, said Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering allowing a federal grant program authorized under ESSA to support efforts to arm teachers.
Reach Capital, a prominent investor in ed-tech businesses, plans to invest $82 million in new companies and has made “consumer-facing” products one of its priorities.
Educators often seek out vendor-provided data to learn about ed-tech tools, but they are unlikely to trust research vendors provide, a new study finds.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Wonderschool, a platform aims to help experienced educators and childcare providers start and run their own in-home businesses, raised $20 million, and littleBits, a provider of technology kits for kids, has acquired DIY Co., an operator of online educational services for kids and their families.
New Oriental Education & Technology Group, which calls itself the biggest provider of private educational services in China, says it plans to invest $220 million in ed-tech companies in its home nation.
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The company that brought hip-hop music to schools has tapped Din Heiman, an ed-tech industry veteran, as its first president.
British Education Secretary Damian Hinds says that private-sector companies need to help his government use ed-tech to transform teacher training, assessment, and school operations.
WhoYouKnow.org is a new resource from the Clayton Christensen Institute to help schools identify ed-tech that will connect students with ideas, opportunities, and expert advice from their communities, and the world.