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November 04, 2014

State-Run Digital Efforts Expand, But Disparities Remain

While state-run virtual programs continue to grow, major gaps exist in the availability of online resources among urban, suburban, and small schools.

September 19, 2014

Florida Virtual School Wins Right to Pursue Trademark Suit Against K12 Inc.

The Florida Supreme Court's decision means that the federal lawsuit by Florida Virtual School against K12's Florida Virtual Academy can continue.

September 12, 2014

K12 Inc. Loses Ground in Contract With Major Cyber Charter School

The board of Pennsylvania's Agora Cyber Charter School has decided to bring management in-house and change technology vendors for parts of its contract with K12 Inc.

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.

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