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November 04, 2015

Startup Edtwist to Host Online Youth Forum for UNESCO

The world cultural organization will use edtwist, a new collaborative research platform, to find a group of #AgentsOfChange to present at the 2016 World Youth Forum.

October 16, 2015

Educators in the Middle East Tackle the Common Core

About 200 educators will learn more about the common-core standards, which are implemented in American-curriculum private schools in the Middle East.

July 28, 2015

U.S. Dominance as 'Education Exporter' Slipping, Study Says

Despite the fact that more international students than ever are attending U.S. schools, competitive pressures are eroding the American share of the global market.

July 10, 2015

Chinese Gaming Company to Acquire Ed-Tech Provider Promethean

The U.K.-based company that put interactive whiteboards in U.S. schools is being purchased by NetDragon Websoft, a developer of online games and mobile Internet platforms.

June 26, 2015

First U.S. University Entrance Exams to Be Offered in Cuba

The Educational Testing Service will administer the Test of English as a Foreign Language to Cuban students for the first time, which could signal the beginning of a larger educational exchange between the countries.

May 28, 2015

Data Breaches in Education Sector Are Costly, Study Finds

An education company's cost of a data breach can be $300 per compromised record, making it one of the most costly industries for lost or stolen records.

September 09, 2014

Survey of Harvard Business Alums Reveals Anxiety About U.S. Competitiveness

A Harvard Business School study links the strength of U.S. K-12 education to America's future competitiveness, and encourages businesses to find ways to support education locally and beyond.

March 24, 2014

Report Urges Massachusetts, a Top Academic Performer, to Aim Higher

Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.

January 31, 2014

Many of the Biggest Education Deals Playing Out Overseas, Report Finds

The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.

October 31, 2013

Economic Payoff From Schools' Use of Open Data Is $1 Trillion, Report Says

Using open data for education could unlock between $900 billion and $1.2 trillion in economic value every year, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study.

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