Any digital educational materials created with federal grants would have to be openly licensed if a proposed Department of Education regulation is adopted.
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October 29, 2015
September 01, 2015
Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have adopted Next Generation Science Standards, which could shape schools' demand for content for years to come.
July 02, 2015
McGraw-Hill Education CTB is selling off major portions of its testing business to Data Recognition Corporation, including its state assessment work.
June 19, 2015
Four ed-tech companies raised more than $50 million of venture capital and Rosetta Stone entered a partnership that could increase its footprint in high schools.
February 18, 2015
California, Texas and Florida are among the states that are ceding more authority to districts in choosing their own instructional materials, the Association of American Publishers reports.
January 02, 2015
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
September 17, 2014
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
August 06, 2014
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.
June 04, 2014
Purchases of instructional materials fell by 4 percent in the 1st quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, possibly because of districts' uncertainty about the common-core implementation, according to the Association of American Publishers.