The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.
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The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
October 11, 2013
Join us for an online chat at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a discussion with two superintendents about how technology can be used to improve schools.
June 03, 2013
Education publishers described a host of challenges they face in an evolving K-12 market, at a conference held in the nation's capital.
April 16, 2013
Jim Shelton, the assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, outlined four elements to improving U.S. education.
April 12, 2013
Stay tuned for Education Week's coverage of the upcoming ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit on both the Digital Education and Marketplace K-12 blogs, from April 15-17.
April 03, 2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are staging a pair of "hackathons" this months aimed at producing new ideas in college access, social learning and other areas.
March 20, 2013
Experts on a Brookings Institution panel discussion today agreed that using technology to improve schools requires a systemic change.
December 06, 2012
Big Ideas Fest attendees developed prototypes for solving challenges in education and pitched their ideas on the last day of the conference.
December 04, 2012
This morning's presenters spoke about ways to meet students where they are, rather than fit them into the structure of a traditional classroom.