An inspector general’s report on the Los Angeles Unified School District’s controversial purchase of iPads will not be released to the public.
The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.
A major testing company has said it won’t perform winter tests for Oklahoma, after state officials delayed approval of a contract for the work.
The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board’s failure to act.
John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
David Wiley, a supporter for open-educational resources, argues that the “learning outcomes per dollar” from free and open resources tops that of the traditional materials produced by commercial publishers.
A Nashville-based nonprofit, 2nd Vote, has created a self-described “conservative shopper app” for parents that rates education companies according to their political leanings.
Sales of Chromebooks worldwide have risen by 79 percent from 2013, though they will remain a “niche market” for next few years, according to a new market analysis.
Companies are selling academic materials designed to appeal to parents and others demanding an alternative to the common-core standards.
The Dougherty County, Ga. school system is planning on launching a 1-to-1 computing effort, one of several mid-sized districts to roll out ambitious tech projects.