One of the country's best-known providers of online education hopes that advanced data analytics will raise the quality of its offerings.
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January 06, 2016
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December 02, 2015
Richard Culatta, an advocate for "open" resources and better technology coordination in districts, is resigning as director of the U.S. Department of Education's office of technology.
December 01, 2015
"Personalized learning" is a big focus of a pledge by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth an estimated $44 billion, to education and other causes.
October 19, 2015
Michael Horn, a staunch advocate for greater use of technology and personalized learning in schools, stepped down as director of education to pursue other professional opportunities.
October 07, 2015
A new organization called Collective Shift aims to provide digital media-based learning opportunities in 70 communities by 2018.
October 02, 2015
The digital provider Amplify, which despite big promises failed to gain market traction, has been sold to a team of its executives, backed by private investors.
September 30, 2015
The personalized math learning model, which grew out of the NYC pilot program School of One, has expanded nationally to reach over 10,000 students in eight states and DC.