K12 Inc., a major for-profit provider of online education, has settled a class-action securities lawsuit and had parts of it dismissed, pending a federal court's approval.
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March 05, 2013
February 15, 2013
New York state officials say money won from the settlement of an anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft supported hardware, software, and bandwidth upgrades in impoverished schools.
February 11, 2013
Higher use of digital tools among aspiring teachers has led to a more self-directed approach to teacher preparation, concludes a new report.
February 06, 2013
Congressman George Miller, a Democrat, has introduced a proposal that he says will encourage the effective use of technology in schools.
January 25, 2013
The Social Media Toolkit offers tutorials and recommendations for principals trying to engage the community through social media. It appears to be one of the first such resources of its kind in the country.
January 03, 2013
An online site connects students and high school counselors with college admissions staff, who provide information on financial aid, admissions standards, and campus life.
December 17, 2012
The U.S. Department of State has developed an online game, Trace Effects, designed to help students abroad learn English and understand American culture.
December 03, 2012
The conference speakers shared ways to bring groups together to improve K-12 education.
November 15, 2012
With the infrastructure for robust, longitudinal education data systems in place for most states, the Data Quality Campaign says the focus should now be on helping educators use the systems more effectively.
October 22, 2012
For about a day last week, residents there who wanted to take part in massively open online courses, or MOOCs, were told that it was illegal.