This week's ed-tech news includes the debut of a new kid-safe social network and an ed-tech-centric reaction to the Capitol Hill budget clash.
A new White House proposal could mean more research for education technology initiatives.
Finalists are announced for the National Online Teacher of the Year award, Blackboard unveils a free online course builder, and Carmen Sandiego is now on Facebook.
The Project RED research team recently released a report that identifies best practices for implementing technology in schools.
The group ASPIRA of Pennsylvania has launched a bilingual online charter school in the state.
Check out this week's roundup of online learning news from around the country.
The Public Broadcasting Service is spending plenty of time in the ed-tech headlines this week between a new study and an upcoming documentary.
A recently formed start-up company has released an open-source learning management system that it hopes will compete with already established LMS products.
A new report has found that the U.S. market for self-paced e-learning products and services in preK-12 education has increased 16.8 percent over the past five years.
The new category features more than 20 tools and products from 19 different vendors, most of which launched with the creation of the category.