The U.S. Education Department's research agency will help 15 new education entrepreneurs conduct research and development for interventions in science, language arts and other areas.
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June 30, 2014
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.
June 13, 2014
The Obama administration, in the latest phase of its "ConnectED" plan, has launched a website to direct K-12 schools to digital products offered by technology companies.
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.
May 15, 2014
At the Software and Information Industry Association's Education Summit a debate continues over whether and how to restrict companies' access to student data.
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.
May 13, 2014
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Stacey Childress will become the CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund.
April 28, 2014
Organizations in Boston and Baltimore are attempting to foster ed-tech startups by providing money, mentoring and other support to entrepreneurs.
April 23, 2014
A panel that included K-12 teachers gave attendees at a major education business a blunt view of their frustrations and worries about classroom technologies.