The Georgia Charter School Commission approved a new K-12 virtual school and increased per-pupil funding for virtual school students on Thursday.

The Berkman Center for Internet and Society intends to construct the open, distributed network with funding from the Sloan Foundation.

The Scantron Corporation has recently scooped up the Bellevue, Wash.-based GlobalScholar, an education data management system.

About 92 percent of librarians who purchased e-books for professional purposes received funding from their schools, compared with 30 percent of teachers.

The nonprofit online safety group will team with the telecommunications company to offer its digital literacy curriculum and other online resources.

The group's new report offers a look into connectivity challenges across the country, and particularly in Colorado, Indiana, and North Carolina.

Researchers from Boise State University have released a follow-up report to the 2008 edition of "Going Virtual!," which is about the needs of online teachers.

Academic publisher Pearson this week has announced the creation of a new curricula for teaching middle schoolers math, and teaching teachers to lead online courses.

Here are some interesting themes that have emerged from the Big Ideas Fest in California this week.

The Big Idea Festival, focused on transforming the educational system through methods that include increased savvy technology use, can be listened to online.

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