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.
The Florida education department reports that the online company K12 Inc. used teachers lacking subject-matter expertise and gave inaccurate information about teacher assignments.
Investors and startup education companies came to the ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit in search of business opportunities.
America Online co-founder Steve Case says investing in education-technology platforms, not just products and tools, appeals to him.
Michael Moe, the chairman and CEO of GSV Capital & GSV Assessment Management, argues that fears of private-sector intrusion into K-12 schools are overblown.
The speakers at the ASU/GSV Advisors summit include executives from top education publishers, investors, startup founders, and federal policymakers.
The for-profit online education provider has tentatively settled a lawsuit alleging the company misled investors, and other claims in the suit were dismissed.
Michigan State study finds groups of students with similar socioeconomic backgrounds from public and private schools perform roughly the same on assessments.
Pa. charter schools end contracts with operators and Indiana and Missouri school districts look to retain per-student funding.
An education consultant believes states with the potential to perform poorly on common assessments are good targets for education companies.