The charter school network BASIS will open a private school in Shenzhen, China, in what the organization hopes will lead to further international expansion.
Despite the fact that more international students than ever are attending U.S. schools, competitive pressures are eroding the American share of the global market.
The U.K.-based company that put interactive whiteboards in U.S. schools is being purchased by NetDragon Websoft, a developer of online games and mobile Internet platforms.
The Educational Testing Service will administer the Test of English as a Foreign Language to Cuban students for the first time, which could signal the beginning of a larger educational exchange between the countries.
Educating all U.S. children to the basic skills level would eventually repay the annual investment in K-12 education because of their increased future earnings.
An education company’s cost of a data breach can be $300 per compromised record, making it one of the most costly industries for lost or stolen records.
The spending surge is being driven by demand for mobile personal computers, which account for 63 percent of total educational spending on hardware.
About 1,000 stakeholders in education, and three students who are currently part of it, looked at topics of school re-design, equity, and technology.
Seven countries provided 500,000 or more mobile devices to their students in K-12 last year, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.