Sandbox Partners is buying the Family Education Network, a Pearson "edu-tainment" platform, for an undisclosed amount.
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May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015
In the ed-tech industry, "online course" revenues jumped 320 percent, and the advent of blended learning is one of the main reasons, a study finds.
May 19, 2015
The spending surge is being driven by demand for mobile personal computers, which account for 63 percent of total educational spending on hardware.
May 07, 2015
California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.
May 06, 2015
After the Department of Justice raised allegations that edX's platform and digital content were inaccessible for students with disabilities, the online learning organization agreed to settle.
May 05, 2015
"Open educational resources," an alternative to commercial products, get a boost in the U.S. Senate's version of bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
May 01, 2015
Results of a new, nationwide survey show that nearly 60 percent of high schoolers are using their own mobile devices in school.
April 30, 2015
Ten technology developers have won contracts to develop units for a group of states seeking "open educational resources."
April 22, 2015
The state has given notice to a vendor and the Smarter Balanced testing consortium that they are in "breach of contract" after a series of testing glitches.
April 15, 2015
Montana's state superintendent says statewide assessments will be made optional, following problems on a test administered by the vendor Measured Progress.