The most active states have 10 or more common-core related bids, RFPs or awarded contracts on record; more than half of states have had none or one, as of 2013.
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July 25, 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 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 04, 2014
Tom Allen, the president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers, said that number of competing dynamics are shaping implementation of the common-core standards in the states, and that his industry needs to put its stamp on that discussion.
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.
May 22, 2014
The governors agreed that the focus of discussions about the common-core standards should be about their content and the impact they have on student achievement.
May 13, 2014
Attendees at the Software & Information Industry Summit say the market is booming for digital education, but they are well aware that print texts aren't dead yet.