The White House Office of Management and Budget is changing its rules so that federally funded contracts worth $150,000 or more will require school districts to negotiate profits with contractors.
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December 09, 2014
October 07, 2014
Superintendents talked about how they're approaching innovation in their districts, and what results they're seeing, in a conference held in D.C. this week.
September 30, 2014
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.
September 29, 2014
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.
September 20, 2014
About 1,000 school finance officers are tackling issues from funding formulas to passing bond referenda at an international gathering in Florida.
June 30, 2014
Companies large and small are trying to convince K-12 schools to buy their products in the massive exhibit hall at ISTE's 2014 gathering in Atlanta.
June 04, 2014
Industry officials offered contrasting views of how quickly the print-to-digital transition in K-12 publishing is playing out.
April 22, 2014
Only about half of the nation's teachers regard the digital tools their students use frequently as effective, according to a new nationwide survey of educators.
March 07, 2014
Leaders from education, business and the tech world talked about how schools are making the transition to using technology at the SXSWedu conference.
March 05, 2014
When ed-tech companies approach schools, they often do so with disregard for the dynamics of a successful relationship, says Chris Lehmann, Science Leadership Academy principal.