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October 07, 2014

League of Innovative Schools' Leaders Share Ideas, and Common Frustrations

Superintendents talked about how they're approaching innovation in their districts, and what results they're seeing, in a conference held in D.C. this week.

September 18, 2014

U.S. Ed. Department's Ed-Tech Nonprofit Was Born This Week: #TBT

A non-profit launched by the U.S. Education Department in 2011 to help support ed-tech innovation now works with 56 districts to identify and spread promising practices.

August 07, 2014

Middle Schools' 1-to-1 Tablet Deployment to Be Studied

More than 4,500 students and 350 educators will be given either an iPad or Samsung Galaxy tablet, with the ability to use them at home, under the two-year project organized by Digital Promise and the Verizon Foundation.

March 24, 2014

League of Innovative Schools Adds Nine Districts to Growing Roster

Nine school districts, including one in Germany serving U.S. military families, have been chosen to join the League of Innovative Schools.

May 31, 2013

Report Outlines Strategies for Streamlining District Procurement

A new report urges districts and entrepreneurs to work together to improve the process through which school systems select and purchase educational technology.

April 16, 2013

Former Federal Ed-Tech Director Moves to Digital Advocacy Organization

Karen Cator, the U.S. Department of Education's former ed-tech director, will join the organization Digital Promise, in a move announced at the ASU/GSV Advisors Education Innovation Summit.

April 16, 2013

Former U.S. Ed-Tech Chief Karen Cator to Lead Digital Promise

The former Apple Inc. official plans to use her government and tech company experience to help bridge the public and private sectors.

November 14, 2012

Karen Cator Stepping Down as U.S. Ed-Tech Chief

The former Apple executive, who served in the Obama administration for four years, plans to leave the job in 2013 after her replacement is chosen and put in place.

August 16, 2012

Digital Ed. Advocate Outlines Vision for Common Core

Adam Frankel hopes The League of Innovative Schools will lead the way in helping schools make the switch to common standards.

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