Two national business organizations want annual tests kept in the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
A draft measure being circulated on Capitol Hill would bar ed-tech vendors from directing targeted advertisements to students, though it does not cover some controversial practices.
December 09, 2014
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.
November 17, 2014
A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.
September 22, 2014
A federal judge in Florida has ordered an online school that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a "diploma mill" to halt marketing to students.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.
June 12, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
May 13, 2014
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Stacey Childress will become the CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund.
May 01, 2014
A White House report released today recommends modernizing the privacy regulatory framework that governs how student data is handled.
March 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commmission Chairman Tom Wheeler tells state education leaders that the agency needs to redirect E-rate money away from "nice-to-have" technology and into "must-have" services.