Attendees at a Chicago gathering explored the potential for regional clusters of businesses, colleges, nonprofits, and schools to work together to support innovation.
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July 30, 2015
Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.
July 30, 2015
NewSchools Ignite, a project launched by the NewSchools Venture Fund, would make awards to companies and nonprofits for amounts between $50,000 and $150,000.
July 16, 2015
A national meeting sponsored by Digital Promise will focus on how people in specific cities or regions are pooling their talents and resources to improve schools.
July 07, 2015
Vulcan Inc., a company co-owned by Paul Allen, Microsoft's cofounder, recently underwrote research to pinpoint the top opportunities for social impact investing in K-12 education.
July 02, 2015
In the years to come, K-12 districts will increasingly demand ed-tech products that can help build student creativity and independent thinking, the Horizon Report predicts.
June 24, 2015
GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
June 12, 2015
A federal court ruling will allow FCC rules protecting "net neutrality" to go forward, despite the telecom industry's objections.
June 11, 2015
This year's Education Week special report, Tech Counts, explores why the flood of ed tech into K-12 has appeared to have had a limited impact on teaching practices.
April 02, 2015
The challenges of time and money to buy and use technology innovations in the classroom are themes that recur through the decades.