The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has arranged an independent evaluation of an open-source delivery platform it paid the American Institutes for Research to develop.
The National Federation of the Blind questions whether e-books that educators will purchase through Amazon's storefront are likely to be fully useful to its community.
A vendor blamed for recent disruptions in online assessments will pay financial penalties, under an agreement with Nevada's state Attorney General.
Amplify's AP computer science massive, open, online course has been sold to a group of investors.
Fifty-four percent of public school parents oppose having teachers in their communities follow the common-core standards, a PDK/Gallup poll found.
The new site, tes.com, will allow U.S. educators to share and sell resources they create, through an online forum.
PeopleAdmin's acquisition of SearchSoft Solutions will give the companies a combined reach into 4,000 school districts to help education leaders manage personnel decisions.
Looking for a faster way to find out "what works" in ed-tech, the Education Department has released an RFP to launch a process for "rapid-cycle" technology evaluations.
Knewton has established partnerships with companies in about 20 countries outside the United States, where demand for ed-tech is growing.
An Education Next poll reveals relatively strong backing for federal testing, and mixed support for the Common Core State Standards.