A looser requirement for evidence-based strategies under the new federal education law, ESSA, gives emerging education companies opportunities for growth, predicts the University of Pennsylvania’s Barbara Kurshan.
The sweeping new federal education law could have big implications for state and local spending on school interventions, tutoring, classroom technology, academic content, and other priorities.
The long-awaited revision to national education policy contains several areas where funding could flow to education businesses.
An Education Next poll reveals relatively strong backing for federal testing, and mixed support for the Common Core State Standards.
The high court ruled 6-3 in favor of an Affordable Care Act policy providing health-care subsidies across states.
In an attempt to help enforce “net neutrality” for schools and other organizations, the FCC created a new ombudsperson to act on consumers’ behalf.
A federal court ruling will allow FCC rules protecting “net neutrality” to go forward, despite the telecom industry’s objections.
After the Department of Justice raised allegations that edX’s platform and digital content were inaccessible for students with disabilities, the online learning organization agreed to settle.
“Open educational resources,” an alternative to commercial products, get a boost in the U.S. Senate’s version of bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Bipartisan federal student data-privacy legislation likely to be introduced this week would give the Federal Trade Commission new authority to regulate educational technology vendors.