"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.
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May 05, 2015
April 30, 2015
Ten technology developers have won contracts to develop units for a group of states seeking "open educational resources."
April 06, 2015
The Portland, Ore.-based company provides open educational resources for about 50 high-enrollment subjects on college campuses, with plans to expand that number to 75.
October 31, 2014
A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.
August 06, 2014
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
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.