Expanding its presence in Brazil, Pearson has agreed to acquire Grupo Multi, an English language training company—its second education acquisition in the country.
Sebastian Thrun, the entrepreneur credited with helping launch "massive, open, online courses," now says the evidence shows MOOCs are not helping students in higher education.
An Illinois district was forced to shut down Web access after its filters were disrupted, apparently by a change in security encryption by Google.
The Chicago school system has chosen not to partner with inBloom, signaling yet another challenge for the ed-tech nonprofit.
Some 68 percent of district curriculum directors plan to purchase new instructional materials for common-core implementation, according to an MDR survey.
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has released a request for proposals to develop assessments, submit assessment reports and analyze results.
Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.
Intel Corp. has bought Kno, an educational software company with a digital content library featuring an estimated 225,000 college and K-12 resources.
Pearson, the global education company, is pledging to report more information on academic targets and results, along with financial details.