Leaders from education, business and the tech world talked about how schools are making the transition to using technology at the SXSWedu conference.
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March 06, 2014
February 05, 2014
A new study says superintendents want more business involvement in their districts, so three organizations created a "playbook" to help businesses step up their game.
February 04, 2014
President Obama announced plans from seven large companies to support K-12 schools across the U.S. in their digital learning efforts by contributing $750 million worth of goods and services.
February 03, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission will lift the amount devoted to schools' and libraries' high-speed Internet access by $1 billion annually through the E-rate program.
January 21, 2014
Nearly two-thirds of Michigan's districts are contracting out at least one of three main support services, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
January 15, 2014
A new advocacy organization, led by a former American Federation of Teachers staffer, says it will seek to counter the influence of organizations that it sees as promoting misguided, free-market reforms.
December 19, 2013
Two companies are banking on helping districts improve their ability to hire high-performing teachers by using predictive analytics.
December 17, 2013
Comcast, one of the nation's largest Internet and cable providers, is partnering with Khan Academy to try to increase Web connectivity for impoverished students.
December 05, 2013
State policymakers are poised to fund early childhood education at unprecedented levels, opening the door to businesses serving the pre-kindergarten market.
November 26, 2013
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.