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 02, 2014
New Schools Network, a nonprofit dedicated to a project-based learning model, will be led by Barry Schuler, former chairman and CEO of AOL.
March 20, 2014
A new program for the Los Angeles school districts' 30,000 educators will help them access and apply for grants to benefit the district's 650,000 students.
December 17, 2013
The Walton Family Foundation today announced a $6 million grant to help double the number of students attending private schools with public funds by 2017.
December 14, 2013
The Pearson Charitable Foundation will pay $7.7 million to settle New York state's accusation that the nonprofit's assets were used to benefit Pearson, Inc.
November 15, 2013
The founders of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation named Bruce Reed, a White House insider, to be the first president of the non-profit.
September 27, 2013
Kentucky Fried Chicken's foundation is offering $2,000 grants to its employees to go to two- or four-year colleges.
September 18, 2013
Marc Sternberg, a senior deputy chancellor in the New York City schools, has moved to a top post in the Walton Family Foundation.
September 10, 2013
Today the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Jeff Raikes' decision to step down as CEO after five years in the job.
September 05, 2013
Kiva and Citi Microfinance have launched Kiva U, and a curriculum for K-12 on "Exploring Poverty," to increase students understanding of financial inclusion.