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August 24, 2015

Amplify's MOOC Is Sold, and Renamed as 'Edhesive'

Amplify's AP computer science massive, open, online course has been sold to a group of investors.

August 07, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: $33M Deal Leads Latest Funding Rounds

BrightBytes, DataCamp, Montessorium and Panorama Education raised a combined $47 million of venture capital.

January 30, 2015

K-12 Dealmaking: Venture Capital Roundup: Week of January 26

AT&T, RedShelf, CodeHS, and TeachMate365 headlined an active week of K-12 venture capital.

September 15, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: Salesforce.com Invests $5M in San Francisco Schools

Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.

March 19, 2014

Video Series Seeks to Lure Minorities Into 'STEM' Studies, Fields

A new video series, "Generation Beta," highlights efforts across the country to bridge the digital divide for minorities and women and encourage them to enter science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

October 08, 2013

OpenEd Recommends Common Core-Aligned Resources

OpenEd, an online catalog of more than 250,000 web-based educational videos, games, and exercises aligned with some 3,300 Common Core State Standards, launches today.

July 10, 2013

Camp Encourages Female Students to Become Tech Entrepreneurs

A Philadelphia nonprofit is staging a camp to encourage female students to enter math- and science-related fields, one of many such efforts around the country.

May 07, 2013

Microsoft's Akhtar Badshah Reflects on STEM Ed. in the U.S.

Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft's YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.

January 14, 2013

Can 'Specialized Technology' Topics Lead Students into STEM Fields?

A new report argues that "specialized technologies" can encourage students to consider math- and science-related fields.

March 14, 2012

Live From SXSW: A TFA Model for Coders

A fellowship program called Code for America aims to place some of the brightest young computer scientists into jobs in local government, including school districts.

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