Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
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August 06, 2014
July 21, 2014
OpenEd, a free catalog of more than a million Web-based resources for the common core, raised $2 million in its first round of venture-capital funding.
June 13, 2014
The Obama administration, in the latest phase of its "ConnectED" plan, has launched a website to direct K-12 schools to digital products offered by technology companies.
June 12, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
April 15, 2014
Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.
March 26, 2014
Yale University President Richard Levin has been named CEO of 'MOOC' provider Coursera, which has recently grown interested in K-12 teacher training.
February 19, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.
February 03, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission will lift the amount devoted to schools' and libraries' high-speed Internet access by $1 billion annually through the E-rate program.
January 03, 2014
The federal 'Learning Registry' seeks to provide K-12 educators with access to a vast library of material from nonprofits, government agencies, and commercial providers.
December 27, 2013
Our most popular stories of 2013 tackled teachers' spending habits, growth in the global education market, and three common core-related issues.