In the latest twist in the LAUSD’s troubled, large-scale purchase of iPads across its schools, the district is demanding a “divorce” between Apple and Pearson.
Montana’s state superintendent says statewide assessments will be made optional, following problems on a test administered by the vendor Measured Progress.
Congress has appropriated $950,000 for the development of “engaging” Web and mobile apps about how it works, and civic participation, for K-12 students.
A new Education Week special report profiles school districts’ efforts to bring blended learning home by increasing needy students’ access to out-of-school Wi-Fi.
Major topics of discussion in Scottsdale, Ariz. include eliminating textbooks, dramatically changing school models, and asking students what they need in ed-tech.
The sixth ASU+GSV Summit, attracting 2,500 education businesses, venture capitalists, and educators, opened Monday in a luxurious setting with the theme of tackling educational inequities.
Four ed-tech companies brought in a combined $7.8 million of funding, for everything from a platform to track student academic data to an adaptive learning platform.
Silicon Valley tech company HP and Knewton, the developer of digital learner profiles, are partnering on an effort to bring “adaptive” print products into K-12 schools.
The challenges of time and money to buy and use technology innovations in the classroom are themes that recur through the decades.
Two ed-tech veterans have joined forces to launch an accelerator in the Big Apple to provide $170,000 in funding to each of 10 selected companies.