A recent acquisition by ACT and a merger of two global companies reinforce just how competitive the ed-tech market has become.
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July 22, 2014
July 21, 2014
OpenEd, a free catalog of more than a million Web-based resources for the common core, raised $2 million in its first round of venture-capital funding.
July 10, 2014
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.
July 03, 2014
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.
June 28, 2014
One of the nation's biggest ed-tech conferences, expected to draw at least 18,000 attendees, has opened in Atlanta.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 09, 2014
Education Week's new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, offers a broad look at the landscape of buyers and sellers operating in and around K-12 systems.
June 05, 2014
Schools will need more money from the federal government to buy the technology they need for online common-core assessments, some education organizations argue.
June 03, 2014
New Mexico officials have set a June 18 deadline to receive arguments in a protest filed by the American Institutes for Research over a major contract for common-core testing.
May 28, 2014
A state judge in has blocked the award of a major PARCC contract to Pearson until an appeal by a rival testing contractor can be heard.