Although it's just a first step, bipartisan support for the "I-TECH" amendment by the Senate Education Committee is seen as positive by ed-tech advocates.
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April 20, 2015
April 06, 2015
Lumen Learning announced that it has raised $2.5 million in private equity, funding that it says will help support its continued development of open educational resources.
December 19, 2014
Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.
October 03, 2014
Clever will provide single-sign on access to many free online educational resources, including the American Federation of Teachers' lesson-sharing website.
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.
July 08, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, accuses the Democratic majority on the commission of having "rejected almost every suggestion" he's made on a draft E-rate policy.
June 13, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the United States' authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
June 11, 2014
To promote innovation, states and districts need clear policies on how teacher-created digital lessons are copyrighted and licensed, according to a new report.
March 22, 2014
Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.