The ed-tech market grew to almost $8.4 billion last year, according to an analysis by the Software & Information Industry Association.
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December 10, 2014
December 10, 2014
Judge Anthony J. Trenga ruled against plaintiffs who had claimed K12 Inc. leaders misled investors about the performance of the company.
November 18, 2014
Pearson's charitable arm, which settled a lawsuit last year that was focused on whether Pearson profited off of its nonprofit activities, will close at the end of the year.
October 31, 2014
The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
October 10, 2014
The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.
October 03, 2014
An Education Week review of federally funded, common-core testing contracts shows McGraw-Hill/CTB, Pearson, and ETS winning the biggest deals.
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 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.
September 11, 2014
The U.S.-based technology giant may be seeking to purchase the company that created the wildly popular game Minecraft, which has become a hit among children, adults, and some teachers who weave it into instruction.
September 10, 2014
"Twelve a Dozen," is Amplify's first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.