Next Generation Learning Challenges has announced it will be giving away a third wave of grants to K-12 and postsecondary institutions totaling $12 million. Funding comes from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (which also provides funding for Editorial Projects in Education, the publisher of Educa...
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The Khan approach emphasizes the use of videos to teach math concepts, with more than 2,400 videos now available.
September 15, 2011
Connections Education, which operates virtual schools in 21 states, has experienced 30 percent revenue growth for the past three years.
August 15, 2011
Nebraska is launching a pilot program for its first statewide virtual school.
August 12, 2011
Okaloosa County is among those in Florida taking steps to comply with legislation that will require districts to spend half their textbook money on digital resources by 2015.
August 02, 2011
A study released Tuesday showed students using the school's blended learning model performed better on standardized mathematics tests.
July 27, 2011
Frederick M. Hess argues that the ability to measure virtual learning, and convince parents and educators that it's in their best interest, will determine its future impact.
July 18, 2011
Education leader Tom Vander Ark has abandoned his plan to open a network of four blended learning charter schools.
July 13, 2011
The state has seen small public school districts contribute money toward an ad campaign to keep students from enrolling in cyber charter schools.
July 13, 2011
On the heels of the passage of Florida's Digital Learning Now Act, the 97,000-student Florida Virtual School will no longer require its full-time program students to reside in approved districts.