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July 30, 2015

New Ed-Tech Accelerator Program Seeks Breakthroughs in K-12 Science

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

Schools, Organizations to Compare Notes on Education Innovation Clusters

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

Top 10 'Impact Investing' Opportunities Identified for K-12 in Report

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

Emerging Trends in Ed Tech: Maker Spaces, Collaborative Learning

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 Site Partners With Yale Scholars on 'Emotional Intelligence'

GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.

June 12, 2015

Federal Court Allows FCC Open Internet Rules to Go Forward

A federal court ruling will allow FCC rules protecting "net neutrality" to go forward, despite the telecom industry's objections.

June 11, 2015

Ed Tech's Effect on Teaching Practices: What the Research Says

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

Ed-Tech 'Innovation' Claims Today Carry Echoes of 1989

The challenges of time and money to buy and use technology innovations in the classroom are themes that recur through the decades.

March 10, 2015

Popular Songs to Engage Students? Play Tunes in Class, Says Music School Dean

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 07, 2015

Digital Promise to Create Network of Education Innovation Clusters

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.

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