State policymakers are poised to fund early childhood education at unprecedented levels, opening the door to businesses serving the pre-kindergarten market.
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December 05, 2013
November 26, 2013
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.
October 10, 2013
The stock of online provider K12 Inc. took a steep plunge following its release of information showing more modest projections for student enrollment than investors had anticipated.
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.
August 14, 2013
Cash-strapped schools get funds from Fortune 500 corporate sponsors in deals brokered by Education Funding Partners Inc.
July 18, 2013
Shipments of personal computer worldwide dropped for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained declined in history, while U.S. education PC shipments remained steady.
July 17, 2013
As many as half of the nation's children who regularly attend early-childhood programs do so in for-profit environments, an author estimates.
June 24, 2013
Goldman Sachs hopes to make money for itself and Granite School District in Salt Lake City by investing in the district's preschool program.
May 17, 2013
The Carroll County school system, in rural Virginia, has ended a contract with K12 Inc. to run a virtual school serving students from across the state.
May 13, 2013
Education Week will host a webinar on Tuesday, May 14, at 2 p.m. ET, on universities' efforts to create academic programs to produce K-12 entrepreneurs.