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.
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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
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
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
The foundation is increasing its investment in the parent-oriented school-rating website GreatSchools, to expand the reviews offered online.
December 05, 2012
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.
September 21, 2012
The school fired four of its top management officials earlier this week.
September 11, 2012
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July 19, 2012
Report from National Education Policy Center questions academic performance of company's virtual schools, adds to fiery debate.
July 10, 2012
Four new virtual schools will open this school year, bringing the total to 16. Three other applications were rejected.