One rural school district in Texas says that satellite internet is helping bridge gaps with rural students who don’t have access to a landline.
The sudden influx of thousands of new users is squeezing some ed-tech nonprofits’ ability to deliver their services, prompting them to ask for more funding.
The Waldron Charitable Fund is offering a total of $1 million in grants to nonprofits around the country disrupted by coronavirus-related school closures.
The mobile learning app Byju’s continues to attract investor attention, even as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, one of its most prominent backers, sold off some of its share in the company.
A nonprofit is studying what factors are most often associated with successful implementation of education products.
Learning scientist Bror Saxberg says the best research from his discipline is often missing from educational products and the professional development that goes with them.
Verizon is challenging ed-tech developers to find innovative ways uses of 5G technology to engage middle school students in under-resourced communities.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos today tweeted that he will be launching “Montessori-style preschools” and supporting organizations that help homeless families with a $2 billion philanthropic fund.
Jim Shelton, who leads the education division of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, said the organization will focus on linking researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs, as well as educators, to scale what works.
Florida and Texas are home to some of the highest-performing local education foundations, which raise funds for specific school districts to meet student and teacher needs.