An internal review says the Los Angeles Unifed school system's bidding process for a $1 billion tech project may have given an advantage to certain vendors.
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August 29, 2014
August 18, 2014
Jon Whitmore, a former university president who has been with the ACT since 2010, says he will retire from the testing organization in August of 2015.
August 14, 2014
Teacher aides, and other non-teaching staff make up a much bigger slice of the K-12 workforce than was the case a generation ago.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.
July 21, 2014
West Virginia will become the 12th state to implement a statewide "IT Academy" certification program through Microsoft.
July 03, 2014
New Mexico's state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 20, 2014
New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as "frivolous," in a filing with the state purchasing director.
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 10, 2014
The National Science Foundation has created a data tool that allows for state-by-state comparisons of indicators of academic achievement, research and development, and economic growth.