Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.
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August 03, 2015
July 30, 2015
NewSchools Ignite, a project launched by the NewSchools Venture Fund, will make awards to companies and nonprofits for amounts between $50,000 and $150,000.
July 28, 2015
Catapult Learning, which offers professional development and remediation services, merged with Specialized Education Services Inc., which operates alternative school programs.
July 24, 2015
First Sharknado, now this: An educational virtual-reality program about sharks is in development, although VR devices have been slow to market.
July 22, 2015
The Student Privacy Protection Act would update FERPA to ban the use of student information for targeted advertising and allow for fines of up to $1.5 million on educational agencies.
July 20, 2015
The ConnectHome initiative aims to help close the "homework gap" by enlisting corporations to provide affordable Internet to students living in public housing.
July 17, 2015
Microsoft is ending support for its Server 2003 operating system, which could pose security and other risks to districts that haven't upgraded.
July 17, 2015
Public and privately funded web portals are being created to help parents pick a high-quality preschool based on data, rather than just intuition.
July 08, 2015
A New York City startup hopes that programmable friendship bracelets will be a hit with young girls - and stoke their interest in coding and computer science.
June 29, 2015
Although 3-D technology has been slow to catch on in schools, new apps and hardware on display at ISTE 2015 still captured educators' imaginations.