Families' spending on school supplies has dropped a bit from last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
All Blog Posts With ed-tech Tag or Category
July 23, 2015
July 22, 2015
Investment in ed-tech startups hit $2.3 billion in the year ending June 30, but K-12 schools aren't the largest slice of the pie, according to CB Insights.
July 21, 2015
Questar Assessment Inc., a Minnesota-based company, is lesser known than some test vendors but has secured major contracts recently in the states.
July 20, 2015
Four education companies brought in more than $20 million of venture capital.
July 17, 2015
Los Angeles-area officials are trying to stoke their region's attractiveness as a hub for ed-tech companies, and other cities are trying to do the same.
July 16, 2015
A national meeting sponsored by Digital Promise will focus on how people in specific cities or regions are pooling their talents and resources to improve schools.
July 15, 2015
In a decision with potentially huge implications, a New Mexico judge has rejected the AIR's protest of a PARCC contract awarded to Pearson.
July 13, 2015
Nevada, a state frustrated by online testing woes earlier this year, is tentatively set to hire a new vendor to oversee a suite of state assessments.
July 09, 2015
Questar Assessment Inc., a Minnesota-based company, has won a $44 million contract to handle grade 3-8 testing in New York state.
July 07, 2015
Vulcan Inc., a company co-owned by Paul Allen, Microsoft's cofounder, recently underwrote research to pinpoint the top opportunities for social impact investing in K-12 education.