The National Joint Powers Alliance awarded five companies contracts for curriculum in the cooperative purchasing organization's first move into the pre-K to college instructional sector.
Comcast, one of the nation's largest Internet and cable providers, is partnering with Khan Academy to try to increase Web connectivity for impoverished students.
The Walton Family Foundation today announced a $6 million grant to help double the number of students attending private schools with public funds by 2017.
The Pearson Charitable Foundation will pay $7.7 million to settle New York state's accusation that the nonprofit's assets were used to benefit Pearson, Inc.
Privacy questions surrounding districts' use of cloud computing are "poorly understood, non-transparent, and weakly governed," says a new study produced by Fordham University.
Educational software and digital content sold into the pre-K-12 market comprise $7.97 billion in company revenues in 2011-12, up 2.7 percent over the year before.
Dell announced today the launch of its Chromebook 11, laptop to be used in schools that joins Chromebooks produced by Acer and Samsung, among others.
Ten ed tech companies, chosen as part of the Software and Information Industry Association's innovation incubator program, will showcase their businesses tomorrow in New York.
Research on massive, open online courses taught by University of Pennsylvania faculty show low completion rates, particularly in classes with stronger academic expectations.
State policymakers are poised to fund early childhood education at unprecedented levels, opening the door to businesses serving the pre-kindergarten market.