Perceived conflicts of interest, possible manipulation in the bidding process, and questions about Pearson's curriculum are addressed in a review of the L.A. school system's iPad purchase.
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August 26, 2014
Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple.
August 25, 2014
David Wiley, a supporter of open-educational resources, argues that the free materials easily top commercial resources when judged by "learning outcomes per dollar."
August 12, 2014
Though MOOCs have yet to take off in K-12 schools, Instructure unveiled two new online courses for teachers interested in the popular digital game Minecraft.
August 08, 2014
The Rhode Island Department of Education and the nonprofit Learning Accelerator are teaming to develop a strategic plan and a communications strategy aimed at expanding blended learning.
August 06, 2014
Survey leaders attribute younger parents' dissatisfaction with K-12 technology to concerns about educators' lack of skill with digital tools.
July 21, 2014
GlassLab will provide free assessment and learning analytics technology to five digital learning game developers, the nonprofit told Ed Week.
July 14, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education has launched a $3 million evaluation of Khan Academy in community college math classes.
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.