A panel at the South by Southwest edu conference explored the potential for using data to match students with career interests and keep them on track to graduation.
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Schools are not doing enough to use popular music to engage students in various academic classes, a leader from the Berklee College of Music argues.
March 10, 2015
Europe's market for ed-tech is big, and diverse, but not friendly to startups trying to raise capital, panelists said at the South by Southwest EDU conference.
March 09, 2015
Curriculet, a digital-reading platform, became the latest education business to partner with a major news provider to offer content for schools.
March 07, 2015
With 14 education innovation clusters in the United States, ed-tech advocates are working to connect the dots into a network to share lessons learned.
February 09, 2015
Deborah Quazzo, a Chicago school board member and founder of a financial advisory company, faces questions about businesses she's invested in that are working in the city's schools.
January 26, 2015
Plans are underway to wind down the New Schools Venture Fund's seed fund, which has supported education efforts with philanthropic dollars.
January 23, 2015
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
January 08, 2015
Steve Pines will retire as executive director of the Education Industry Association, a leading organization representing vendors.
December 31, 2014
Venture capitalists poured $642 million into K-12 companies in 2014, a 32 percent jump over the previous year, according to the NewSchools Venture Fund.