Federal officials have published model "terms of service" to help guide districts on what privacy policies to demand from vendors.
The educational technology market has topped $8.4 billion in value, fueled by growth in assessment and other areas, according to a new analysis.
Fedora, LocoMotive Labs, and EdTrips headlined a busy week of K-12 venture capital.
School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service.
Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.
Federal Communications Commissioners Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly Monday asked the FCC chairman to release his 332-page "net neutrality" plan and postpone Thursday's scheduled vote.
NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.
Listen Current, a curator of public radio stories geared towards science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms, raised $950,000 in seed funding.
The acquisition represents the value that Renaissance, one of the largest assessment and learning analytics companies in the K-12 market, places on a relative newcomer.
The media conglomerate and CIG Education Group are combining to create NYT EDUcation, an initiative for pre-college and college students and professional learners.