Three ed-tech companies raised nearly $20 million and LinkedIn entered the education market with a $1.5 billion acquisition of lynda.com.
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April 17, 2015
April 14, 2015
A new Education Week special report profiles school districts' efforts to bring blended learning home by increasing needy students' access to out-of-school Wi-Fi.
January 02, 2015
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
December 16, 2014
A recent Education Week story about the push for digital-content interoperability standards in K-12 prompted an outpouring of reaction from readers who believe it's an issue to watch in 2015.
March 11, 2014
Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.
November 19, 2013
Intel Corp. has bought Kno, an educational software company with a digital content library featuring an estimated 225,000 college and K-12 resources.
February 22, 2013
In today's market, each principal and superintendent purchasing new content for his or her schools must ask themselves: How long will this textbook stay relevant? The age of justifying the paper purchase has officially passed us by.
August 14, 2012
The new site aims to rival Khan Academy by pulling thousands of tutoring videos from the Internet based on individual students' preferences.
May 21, 2012
The State Educational Technology Directors Association outlines four key recommendations for creating ubiquitous, equitable broadband access for K-12 schools.
April 10, 2012
The State Educational Technology Directors Association highlights innovative programs funded by the now-defunct federal Enhancing Education Through Technology program.