The American Institutes for Research will be a primary option for companies looking to have their ed-tech products rigorously tested through the Jefferson Education Accelerator.
The technology manufacturer says it will end its sponsorship of the high-profile competition when its contract ends after 2017.
Chromebooks now command almost half the U.S. K-12 market, with prices coming down even further.
The President touted his ConnectED program, which draws financial support from ed-tech providers and hopes to improve digital education and Web connectivity.
Los Angeles' massive school-technology initiative again suffered from deployment problems, poor communication, and ineffective classroom uses, according to a new report.
Just 13 percent of K-12 teachers today have integrated social media into classroom instruction, finds a poll from the University of Phoenix.
Technology could soon transform health education and social-emotional learning, said the newly appointed dean of Stanford's Graduate School of Education.
Smarter Balanced has hired an outside organization to review the test results in three states that experience online disruptions on common-core exams.
An interest group has launched an effort meant to help parents protect student data that could be released through schools' "directory" information.
The common-core testing consortium has arranged an independent evaluation of the open-source platform, which has come under scrutiny recently.