Europe's market for ed-tech is big, and diverse, but not friendly to startups trying to raise capital, panelists said at the South by Southwest EDU conference.
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March 10, 2015
March 08, 2015
The South by Southwest education conference, or SXSWedu, will host nearly 6,000 registered guests, who include ed-tech companies of all sizes.
February 27, 2015
Federal officials have published model "terms of service" to help guide districts on what privacy policies to demand from vendors.
February 17, 2015
Jules Polonetsky, executive director of the Future of Privacy Forum, spoke to Education Week about the challenges industry faces in complying with state and district data-privacy laws.
January 29, 2015
A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
January 23, 2015
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
December 24, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education is predicting big things for college access, preschool, and ed-tech. But he doesn't mention NCLB reauthorization.
December 05, 2014
The LAUSD iPad scandal has attracted the FBI's attention, but the underlying problem is the District's chronic political distrust. It's a tax on children.
December 04, 2014
Technology makes it possible for students to truly approach academics from a place of strength and to never feel overwhelmed or uncomfortable because of the style of teaching, or face the fear of falling behind. As personalized learning options like those developed by Epiphany Learning™ are integrated into classroom models, students will benefit - and so will their teachers.
October 31, 2014
The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.