The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.
StudyBlue, a startup that develops on-the-go study apps, received $1.7 million from investors, bringing its total venture capital investment to over $17 million.
The technology giant has revamped its iTunes U platform to allow teachers build lessons directly through an iPad app, rather than just through Web browsers.
College faculty at Marian University have created a method for judging education apps by research standards.
With more than 350 prize-based challenges at the federal government level, public schools can innovate through challenges with prizes, too.
New Mexico's state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.
New Schools Network, a nonprofit dedicated to a project-based learning model, will be led by Barry Schuler, former chairman and CEO of AOL.
The prospect of an Internet "slow lane" for ed-tech companies that don't "pay to play" raises four areas of concern for these organizations.
Erik Martin, who will be a junior at the University of Maryland, will advise the federal agency's on seeking student input on ed-tech issues.
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.