XQ: The Super School Project, is a competition led by Laurene Powell Jobs, which is being managed by Russlynn Ali, the former assistant secretary for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Education.
The giant social-media company Facebook is partnering with the Summit charter school network to refine a tech-based “personalized learning” platform.
Vulcan Inc., a company co-owned by Paul Allen, Microsoft’s cofounder, recently underwrote research to pinpoint the top opportunities for social impact investing in K-12 education.
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.
The National School Foundation Association will offer a certification program for pre-K through grade 12 foundations, which organizers say will be the first of its kind in the United States.
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners’ abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
New Schools Network, a nonprofit dedicated to a project-based learning model, will be led by Barry Schuler, former chairman and CEO of AOL.
A new program for the Los Angeles school districts’ 30,000 educators will help them access and apply for grants to benefit the district’s 650,000 students.
The Walton Family Foundation today announced a $6 million grant to help double the number of students attending private schools with public funds by 2017.
The Pearson Charitable Foundation will pay $7.7 million to settle New York state’s accusation that the nonprofit’s assets were used to benefit Pearson, Inc.