The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development selected the Portland, Ore.-based nonprofit to deliver the Test for Schools, and use its online testing platform internationally.
A new portal created by the Council of Chief State School Officers provides case studies and resources on OER for state and local education officials.
A new report by MDR cites outmoded purchasing practices, data-privacy concerns and other issues as slowing the K-12 transition from print to digital resources.
Test-takers who checked "yes" and agreed to disclose personal information were not the victims of deceptive practices when their information was sold by the College Board and the ACT, the court ruled.
These K-12 nonprofits raised $350 million in revenues and spent $181 million on programs and grants, according to research into their IRS filings.
A study of pilot projects used to test ed-tech systems in six districts found that the K-12 systems managed the process in very different, and largely informal ways.
Instructure Inc., which serves 1,600 customers with its Canvas learning management system, went public on Friday, in what some say is a boost to the K-12 market.
A favorable financial market and schools' increasing adoption of educational technology fueled a strong fourth quarter for K-12 mergers and acquisitions.
Federal and state governments can improve students' ability to get access to student-centered learning by focusing on 13 specific issues, according to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.
This will be the first school year in which most elementary and middle-school students take state-required tests online.