The U.S. Department of Education has launched a $3 million evaluation of Khan Academy in community college math classes.
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July 14, 2014
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 10, 2014
Rural school advocates have questioned whether they will lose money as part of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to change the E-rate, which the commission will consider on July 11.
July 07, 2014
The Education Department wants states to re-submit "equity plans" to ensure that effective teachers are matched with disadvantaged and minority students.
July 03, 2014
In an interview with Education Week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to defend schools' access to a free and open Internet.
July 02, 2014
The prospect of an Internet "slow lane" for ed-tech companies that don't "pay to play" raises four areas of concern for these organizations.
July 01, 2014
Your insider's guide to the Senate's draft bill reworking federal teacher-preparation requirements and grants.
June 30, 2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals said they support many of the provisions included in the draft of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The changes, they said, made positive strides towards supporting principals and improving the nation's education system.
June 25, 2014
Congressional lawmakers examined the adequacy of federal, state, and school district policies on student-data privacy at hearing on Wednesday.
June 18, 2014
Deadlines are looming for schools that want to take advantage of the $2 billion in corporate donations through President Obama's ConnectED initiative.