Interactive flat panel displays are expected to gain market share in 2015—and beyond, according to an analysis by Futuresource Consulting Ltd.
Anyone who pushes the E-rate program’s boundaries will be prosecuted, and schools should be wary of building a fiber network themselves, he said.
Chromebook sales to end-users will reach 7.3 million units in 2015, a 27 percent increase from last year, according to a new report.
The Learning Accelerator is working with between 25-30 districts in an effort to create a “pricing database” for computing devices.
Sandbox Partners is buying the Family Education Network, a Pearson “edu-tainment” platform, for an undisclosed amount.
Four ed-tech companies secured big venture capital deals, while one of the largest education publishers might go public this fall.
In the ed-tech industry, “online course” revenues jumped 320 percent, and the advent of blended learning is one of the main reasons, a study finds.
The spending surge is being driven by demand for mobile personal computers, which account for 63 percent of total educational spending on hardware.
ETS has won a series of lucrative pieces of Texas state testing work, worth $280 million, while rival Pearson won contracts with much less value.
Winners of the sixth annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition were announced Wednesday, with $140,000 in funding awarded to emerging ed-tech startups.