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April 21, 2014

Organizer of Innovation Summit Talks About Money Moving Through Ed. Market

Deborah Quazzo, a managing partner at GSV Advisors, talks about changes in the education market as her organization co-hosts a major industry gathering this week.

April 01, 2014

As Education Market Shifts to Cloud and Mobile Technologies, So Do Industry Honors

The list of finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's annual "CODiE" awards includes some of the biggest names in the education field, but also many relative unknowns.

March 28, 2014

Review Examines L.A. Schools' Decision on iPad, Pearson Purchase

Two software programs already used successfully in LA schools received low scores in the procurement process won by Pearson's unproven curriculum, according to a report.

March 17, 2014

Questions Raised About Pearson as Provider for New Maine Virtual School

Connections Education LLC, a Pearson company, gets Maine's first virtual charter school contract, causing some concern in the state about Pearson's influence.

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.

March 13, 2014

Renaissance Learning to be Acquired for $1.1 Billion

Renaissance Learning, a K-12 assessment and learning analytics company, has commanded one of the highest prices in the history of ed tech acquisitions.

February 24, 2014

New Data System Blamed for Skewing Student Records in North Carolina

A data system developed by Pearson, called PowerSchool, has been linked to problems with student and school records in a number of North Carolina districts.

February 21, 2014

Pearson, Microsoft Join Forces to Deliver Content on Windows 8

Microsoft, the software giant, is collaborating with Pearson, the education product giant, to bring Pearson's curriculum to the Windows 8 touchscreen world.

January 31, 2014

Many of the Biggest Education Deals Playing Out Overseas, Report Finds

The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.

January 27, 2014

Publishing Giant Pearson Points to Tough Conditions in U.S. Education Market

Pearson, the global education publisher, recently conceded that it has faced a tough financial environment in North America over the past year.

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