McGraw-Hill Education Sells 'Key Assets' of Testing Business to DRC

McGraw-Hill Education CTB is selling off major portions of its testing business to Data Recognition Corporation, including its state assessment work.


Emerging Trends in Ed-Tech: Maker Spaces, Collaborative Learning

In the years to come, K-12 districts will increasingly demand ed-tech products that can help build student creativity and independent thinking, the Horizon Report predicts.


Educators Report on Uses, Wish List for Student Data in K-12

A study from the ed-tech industry looks at what training educators want, and how they recommend increasing the effectiveness of student data used in schools.


Google Research Shows 'Word of Mouth' Fuels Ed-Tech Decisions

Educators' peers are most influential in ed-tech decision-making, according to research by Google. A national procurement study last year arrived at the same conclusion.


ISTE 2015 Kicks Off With Array of Learning, Networking Activities

Thousands are gathering for ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia to learn about the latest in educational technology, and how to get the most out of it.


Amplify Reported to Be Dropping School Tablet Business

BloombergBusiness reports that Amplify, which launched tablets for K-12 in 2013, will abandon the hardware business. The company counters that it is "still fulfilling orders" for tablets.


Play #EdTechJargon Bingo With Us From ISTE 2015

As thousands of educators and ed-tech businesses gather for ISTE in Philadelphia, we're asking attendees to let us know what jargon grabs their attention.


First U.S. University Entrance Exams to Be Offered in Cuba

The Educational Testing Service will administer the Test of English as a Foreign Language to Cuban students for the first time, which could signal the beginning of a larger educational exchange between the countries.


Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare, in Setback for K-12 Opponents of Law

The high court ruled 6-3 in favor of an Affordable Care Act policy providing health-care subsidies across states.


GreatSchools Site Partners With Yale Scholars on 'Emotional Intelligence'

GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.


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