Teachers at Summit Tell Ed. Companies Want They Want--and What They Don't

A panel that included K-12 teachers gave attendees at a major education business a blunt view of their frustrations and worries about classroom technologies.


Microsoft's 'Bing in the Classroom' Provides Ad-Free Browser at School

An ad-free search engine, Bing in the Classroom, was launched today by Microsoft, but adults in the community are urged to earn rewards using the "ads-in" version.


NCAA Bans Coursework Completed by Athletes in 24 K12 Inc. Virtual Schools

Student-athletes attending two dozen virtual schools operated by K12 Inc. will not receive eligibility for their coursework from the NCAA in 2014-15.


Netflix CEO Urges Ed-Tech Developers to Persist, and Look to Charter Schools

Reed Hastings, a Netflix co-founder, charter school backer, and former California state board of education president, says local school board politics stifle innovation.


Teachers Give Today's Digital Tools Mixed Grades, National Survey Shows

Only about half of the nation's teachers regard the digital tools their students use frequently as effective, according to a new nationwide survey of educators.


At Ed. Business Summit, Jeb Bush Makes Case for Entrepreneurship, Choice

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tells attendees at the ASU/GSV summit that entrepreneurship "is not a threat to public education."


InBloom CEO Recounts Uphill Fight to Win Over the Public on Data, Privacy

Appearing at a major ed. business event on the day his organization announced plans to shut down, inBloom's CEO acknowledged the difficulty of conveying its mission to the public.


Organizer of Innovation Summit Talks About Money Moving Through Ed. Market

Deborah Quazzo, a managing partner at GSV Advisors, talks about changes in the education market as her organization co-hosts a major industry gathering this week.


Former Kaplan CEO Making Big Moves in Education Market

Weld North, an investment company led by former Kaplan CEO Jonathan Grayer, recently announced two major acquisitions of ed-tech companies, Imagine Learning and Truenorthlogic.


Ed-Tech Business Plans Compete for Prizes, Opportunity

Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.


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