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May 05, 2014

K12 Inc.'s Revenues Rise, Expansion Planned for Next Year

The largest for-profit provider of online education for students in K-12 schools posted financial gains in the third quarter, rebounding from previous setbacks.

April 23, 2014

NCAA Bans Coursework Completed by Athletes in 24 K12 Inc. Virtual Schools

Student-athletes attending two dozen virtual schools operated by K12 Inc. will not receive eligibility for their coursework from the NCAA in 2014-15.

March 17, 2014

Pearson Faces Scrutiny for Role in Maine's New, Virtual Charter School

Some Maine residents and lawmakers are worried about the implications of Pearson's involvement, through Connections Education LLC, in the state's first virtual charter school.

October 21, 2013

Most Popular MOOCs in China? Think Modeling, Math, and Finance

The most popular courses offered by 'MOOC' provider Coursera in China include classes on modeling, finance, machine learning, and math.

July 30, 2013

Rosetta Stone Steps Squarely Into Literacy, and Ed-Tech

Rosetta Stone's acquisition of Lexia Learning Systems, Inc., for $22.5 million marks another move for the provider of language products into the educational-technology market.

July 16, 2013

Blackboard, Amplify Deals Reflect Shifting Landscape for 'MOOCs'

Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.

April 25, 2013

Florida Investigation Faults K12 Inc. for Teaching Assignments

The Florida education department reports that the online company K12 Inc. used teachers lacking subject-matter expertise and gave inaccurate information about teacher assignments.

April 19, 2013

Philadelphia School District Seeks to Open Its Own Online School

The Philadelphia district wants to open an online school, which would make it one of several city school systems to found cyber-education operations.

March 13, 2013

Walton Family Foundation Boosts Investment in School-Rating Service

The foundation is increasing its investment in the parent-oriented school-rating website GreatSchools, to expand the reviews offered online.

December 05, 2012

La. Approves New Course Providers Despite 'Unconstitutional' Ruling

The state's board of education approved 45 course providers to participate in unprecedented Course Choice program, four days after a judge ruled it unconstitutional.

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