Houghton Mifflin has signed a $40 million contract with Detroit public schools to provide textbooks and digital software to students and teachers in the district.
A documentary is in the works by the director of "An Inconvenient Truth" that seeks to fuel a sense of urgency for improving public education.
A-list speakers, educators, policymakers, and corporate representatives are on hand to brainstorm ways technology and innovation can drive real school reform.
The November issue of Fast Company profiles how wireless phone companies are working with schools to show educational uses for mobile technologies.
An impressive group of educators, policymakers, corporate leaders, and others will tackle tough questions about improving schooling for today's students.
Watch an interview with Stanford professor and online education advocate Terry Moe about his new book Liberating Learning.
Roughly 50 percent of teens admit to text messaging while driving, a dangerous habit that can increase the risk of a crash by 23 times, a recent report says.
Can Twitter and similar social networking tools be used effectively in the classroom?
Two articles about school shooting threats made on Facebook examine the issue of student behavior on social-networking sites and what schools should do about it.
One high school in Tampa Bay is tapping into the educational power of cellphones rather than banning them.