The former deputy secretary of education, known as a champion of the government's Investing in Innovation fund, will join 2U, Inc.
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Europe's market for ed-tech is big, and diverse, but not friendly to startups trying to raise capital, panelists said at the South by Southwest EDU conference.
March 09, 2015
Curriculet, a digital-reading platform, became the latest education business to partner with a major news provider to offer content for schools.
March 07, 2015
With 14 education innovation clusters in the United States, ed-tech advocates are working to connect the dots into a network to share lessons learned.
January 16, 2015
Complications around student-data-privacy, frustrations with the K-12 procurement process, and the lure of the global marketplace are some key trends to watch in 2015.
January 09, 2015
The first Pathways in Technology Early College High School opened in 2011, and now there are 27 such schools. An online playbook spells out how to start more.
September 09, 2014
A Harvard Business School study links the strength of U.S. K-12 education to America's future competitiveness, and encourages businesses to find ways to support education locally and beyond.
July 21, 2014
West Virginia will become the 12th state to implement a statewide "IT Academy" certification program through Microsoft.
June 16, 2014
Deadlines are looming for schools that want to take advantage of the $2 billion in corporate donations through President Obama's ConnectED initiative.
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.