Companies selling educational technology to schools need to do a better job of explaining what their products do, and what results they can be expected to produce.
The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board's failure to act.
Districts are at a pivotal point in their readiness to transform classrooms with the use of technology, hundreds of education companies heard today at the opening session of EdNET 2014 in Baltimore.
An economist questions the inputs, outputs, and conclusions of a report that ranked the U.S. 19th out of 30 countries in educational efficiency.
Newsela, a startup that offers news articles written at various reading levels, raised $4.1 million from investors in a Series A round.
A federal judge in Florida has ordered an online school that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a "diploma mill" to halt marketing to students.
State education officials originally had estimated that 10 percent of teachers would be rated "highly effective," but that number was revised to 20 percent, increasing the cost of the measure.
About 1,000 school finance officers are tackling issues from funding formulas to passing bond referenda at an international gathering in Florida.
The Florida Supreme Court's decision means that the federal lawsuit by Florida Virtual School against K12's Florida Virtual Academy can continue.
A researcher says it doesn't really pay for districts to get into the business of selling advertising or granting exclusive vending agreements.