Tim Kelly, who is credited with leading the society's transition into digital media, is helping to launch a game-based learning platform, according to an SEC filing.
Plans are underway to wind down the New Schools Venture Fund's seed fund, which has supported education efforts with philanthropic dollars.
Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing.
A managing director at Berkery Noyes, an investment firm that tracks deals made in K-12, expects strong activity in the sector this year.
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
Companies signing a student-data privacy pledge could be subject to federal or state enforcement actions if they don't live up to their word.
Budgets for educational technology hardware and software are on the rise in many school districts across the country, thanks, in large part, to an improving economy.
Google has signed a pledge to protect student data privacy, after the company had initially not agreed to make the public commitment.
Complications around student-data-privacy, frustrations with the K-12 procurement process, and the lure of the global marketplace are some key trends to watch in 2015.
Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.