While money continues to pour into ed tech at a strong pace, the number of deals by "smart-money VC firms" has slowed in 2014, according to CB Insights.
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October 16, 2014
October 07, 2014
Tripod, perhaps best known for its work on student surveys for a Gates foundation study of teacher effectiveness, announced this week it will provide free surveys to teachers.
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 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 19, 2014
The Florida Supreme Court's decision means that the federal lawsuit by Florida Virtual School against K12's Florida Virtual Academy can continue.
September 12, 2014
MIT and Harvard University's online-learning platform edX entered the K-12 arena this week with the release of 26 MOOCs targeted at high school students.
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.
September 05, 2014
Pluralsight, a major provider of online training videos for developers, IT professionals, and creative technologists, raised $135 million in Series B funding.
September 02, 2014
An NFL executive recently said that fantasy football, a popular game, can be a valuable educational tool in teaching math.
August 26, 2014
John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.