President Biden signed into law a measure that tasks the federal government with conducting a K-12 cyber threat assessment, and with providing suggestions for school districts on how to counter those risks.
Eight companies joined HolonIQ’s list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark.
Businesses are rebranding products and bracing for impacts of a new regulation in China that severely clamps down on all for-profit tutoring in the country.
Education giant Pearson will pay a $1 million fine to settle charges that it misled investors about a 2018 data breach.
After their ed-tech usage soared during the first year of the pandemic, some districts are now looking to “constructively reduce” the number of tools and platforms in play. That has implications for companies.
State spending on K-12 education is expected to rise nationally by $23.9 billion this fiscal year, a sharp contrast over last year’s numbers, a new analysis finds.
Congresswoman Lori Trahan of Massachusetts is collecting input on a sweeping K-12 data protection draft bill that would significantly impact how ed companies treat student information.
Digital Promise is partnering with four universities under a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to build new AI technologies.
A Mississippi school system is seeking to buy an integrated assessment and instructional system, and a North Carolina district wants a postsecondary and workforce data system.
The largest district in Maryland is seeking professional learning for bilingual and biliteracy programs, while a district in New Jersey is soliciting bids for online math and science simulations.