John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
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July 31, 2014
The American Institutes for Research is seeking to break up a potentially big Common Core testing contract that it says was improperly bundled and skewed to favor Pearson.
July 22, 2014
A recent acquisition by ACT and a merger of two global companies reinforce just how competitive the ed-tech market has become.
July 21, 2014
West Virginia will become the 12th state to implement a statewide "IT Academy" certification program through Microsoft.
July 15, 2014
Regent Education, a provider of financial aid and enrollment management for colleges, received $9 million in funding to accelerate its growth initiative.
July 07, 2014
College faculty at Marian University have created a method for judging education apps by research standards.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 20, 2014
New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as "frivolous," in a filing with the state purchasing director.
June 04, 2014
Purchases of instructional materials fell by 4 percent in the 1st quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, possibly because of districts' uncertainty about the common-core implementation, according to the Association of American Publishers.
June 04, 2014
Industry officials offered contrasting views of how quickly the print-to-digital transition in K-12 publishing is playing out.