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May 16, 2014

Competition Awards Ed-Tech Startups Thousands of Dollars for Growth

Six education technology startup companies won prizes totaling $145,000 Wednesday at a Philadelphia entrepreneurship competition sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

March 03, 2014

Student STEM Projects Featured in National Contest

Finalists from 15 states presented STEM projects to improve their local communities at SXSWedu as part of Samsung's annual Solve for Tomorrow contest.

February 04, 2014

Telecom, Tech Companies Enlisted in Plan to Expand Schools' Tech Access

At an event Tuesday, President Obama will announce commitments from Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and other companies to provide students and families with free wireless access and other services.

January 29, 2014

Pa. Rejects Cyber Charter Applicants, Citing For-Profits' Role

Applications for six independently managed, fully online schools were denied, in part due to concerns regarding close relationships between board members and proposed vendors.

November 13, 2013

N.Y.C. Turns to Open Data to Help With High School Choice

The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.

August 13, 2013

Florida Virtual School, Other E-Schools Face Difficult Times

Online schools in Florida, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee face enrollment challenges as the result of new legislation, recruitment troubles, and increased competition.

July 15, 2013

Q&A: How IT Executives Can Help Schools Fix the 'Tech Skills Gap'

In his new book, CIO Magazine publisher Gary Beach says the technology skills gap is real and businesses should help schools fix the problem.

May 31, 2013

Students Solve Real-World Problems at Annual Intel Science Fair

Romanian high school student Ionut Budisteanu won this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair by making Google's self-driving car $70,000 cheaper.

April 09, 2013

Competition Sponsored by Defense Agency Promotes Cybersecurity

The National Security Agency, one of the U.S. government's most secretive defense institutions, is sponsoring a high school hacking competition focused on cyber security.

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