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September 15, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: Salesforce.com Invests $5M in San Francisco Schools

Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.

August 07, 2014

Smaller Vendors Gaining Momentum in Global Tablet Market

Smaller tablet vendors reported an increase in global sales in the second quarter of 2014, according to research from IDC.

June 03, 2014

Challenging K-12 Market 'Turning the Corner,' Analyst Tells Ed. Publishers

An official from the market research company MDR told educational publishers that their companies are likely to see better days as K-12 school budgets improve.

April 10, 2014

Use of Tablets, Online Testing on Rise, but Gender Gaps Persist in 'STEM' Fields

Twenty-five percent of high school students in school wide Title 1 programs said they had a school-provided tablet, while 13 percent of non-Title 1 students had that type of device, according to a Project Tomorrow survey.

March 03, 2014

As Ed-Tech Conference Opens, Amplify Once Again Seeks to Make a Splash

Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.

January 14, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Wants $2 Billion Tech Upgrade for New York Schools

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo thinks school districts in his state need to start focusing a little harder on the role technology plays in education.

November 27, 2013

Miami-Dade Pauses 1-to-1 Computing Initiative, Considers Big Changes

Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.

November 22, 2013

Tablet Study Sheds Light on Importance of Students' Socioeconomic Levels

An analysis of tablet programs in schools in two of the nation's largest districts highlights the value of students' previous technology experience.

October 28, 2013

Young Children Turning to Mobile Devices, Report Finds

Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.

October 14, 2013

10 Burning Questions About Innovations in Learning

In preparation for the 2014 ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit, Mike Moe and Deborah Quazzo invited a group of advisors to contemplate the burning questions about innovations in learning. We discussed 10 big questions.

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