State efforts to put a digital device in the hands of every student are proving to be more difficult than many ed-tech advocates might have expected.
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A state budget committee has agreed to pay $6.6 million to prevent a school Internet network from being shut down amid a legal dispute.
February 11, 2014
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January 06, 2014
Sales of education publishers' print and digital K-12 products jumped 7 percent in 2013 over the previous year, according to the Association of American Publishers.
December 26, 2013
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November 13, 2013
A group of New York parents are suing to try to block a partnership between the state and the education technology provider inBloom.
September 23, 2013
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July 17, 2013
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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.
June 17, 2013
Officials at the Kansas department of education have asked the state's attorney general to determine the legality of a measure meant to promote innovation in school districts.